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April 17, 2015
CONSUMER PRICE INDEX MARCH 2015



NOVA SCOTIA
In Nova Scotia March 2015, the consumer price index (2002=100) increased 0.9% from February 2015 to 128.0 and decreased 0.3% over March 2014.

The CPI, excluding food and energy, increased 0.7% from February 2015 to 119.6, and increased 1.3% over March 2014.

CANADA
In Canada March 2015, the consumer price index (200...

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April 17, 2015
ANALYSIS OF NOVA SCOTIA'S CONSUMER PRICE INDEX FOR MARCH 2015

At 0.5 per cent year over year, Nova Scotia's consumer price index was below the national average, with an increase of 1.2 per cent from March 2014 to March 2015. Monthly CPI increase for Nova Scotia was 1.3 per cent, above the national average of 0.7 per cent. 

Within Atlantic Canada, PEI posted a year over year CPI decrease (-0.8%) while Newfoundland and Labrador (+0.4%), New Brunswick (+0.3%) and Nova Scotia (+0.5%) posted increases. Year-over-year CPI increases in the region ...

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April 17, 2015
RETAIL TRADE, FEBRUARY 2015

  


In Canada February 2015 retail sales (seasonally adjusted) increased 1.7% from January 2015 to $42.2 billion and increased 2.5% over February 2014. The growth index (2005=100)  increased 2.4 points  to 138.5 over the previous month.

In Nova Scotia February 201...

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April 17, 2015
EURO AREA CURRENT ACCOUNT, FEBRUARY 2015


The European Central Bank reported today that the Euro Area (EA19) reported a current account surplus of €26.4 billion in February 2015, down from €30.4 billion in January.  This is primarily driven by a rising surplus in goods trade while services and primary income surplus offset the seconday income deficit.  Notably, goods exports have been rising while...

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April 17, 2015
US CONSUMER PRICE INDEX, MARCH 2015

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.2 per cent in March on a seasonally adjusted basis. Over the last 12 months, the all items index declined 0.1 per cent (before seasonal adjustment). The energy index rose 1.1 per cent monthly and was down 18.3 per cent year over year (gasoline dropped 29.2% year over year). The food index was down 0.2 per cent monthly and up 2.3 per cent year over year. The Consumer Price Index for all items less food and energy rose 0.2 per...

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