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October 20, 2017
INVESTMENT IN NEW HOUSING CONSTRUCTION, AUGUST 2017

Investment in new housing construction in Nova Scotia (current dollars) increased by 17.4 per cent in August 2017 compared to August 2016 to $72.5 million. Investment in new single-detached units decreased by 5.1 per cent, or $1.86 million, to $35.0 million, while investment in apartment units increased by 67.1 per cent, or $13.1 million, to $32...

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October 20, 2017
CONSUMER PRICE INDEX SEPTEMBER 2017



NOVA SCOTIA
In Nova Scotia September 2017, the consumer price index (2002=100) increased 0.5% from August 2017 to 133.3 and increased 1.3% over September 2016.

The CPI, excluding food and energy, increased 0.5% from August 2017 to 125.2, and increased 1.0% over September 2016.

CANADA
In Canada September ...

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October 20, 2017
ANALYSIS OF NOVA SCOTIA'S CONSUMER PRICE INDEX FOR SEPTEMBER 2017

In Nova Scotia September 2017, annual consumer price inflation (year-over-year growth) was 1.3 per cent, below the national average of 1.6 per cent. Monthly consumer prices were up 0.5 per cent in Nova Scotia and 0.2 per cent in Canada.

Within Atlantic Canada, PEI (+2.4%), New Brunswick (+1.7 per cent) and Newfoundland and Labrador (+1.4%) had higher inflation than in Nova Scotia. On July 1, 2016, the provincial component of the harmonized sales tax (HST) increased in both N...

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October 20, 2017
RETAIL TRADE, AUGUST 2017

 


In Nova Scotia in August 2017 retail sales (seasonally adjusted) increased 1.7% from July 2017 to $1.3 billion and increased 10.6% over August 2016. 

In Canada in August 2017 retail sales (seasonally adjus...

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October 20, 2017
EURO AREA CURRENT ACCOUNT, AUGUST 2017

The European Central Bank reported today, that the euro area (EA19) current account (working day and seasonally adjusted) recorded a surplus of €33.3 billion in August 2017. Surpluses in net goods trade (+€28.2 billion), net services trade (+€7.2 billion) and net primary income (+€10.3 billion) account were partially offset by a d...

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