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October 17, 2017
UK CONSUMER PRICE INDEX, SEPTEMBER 2017

In September 2017, the Consumer Price Index rose by 3.0 per cent over the year since September 2016, up slightly from August. The rate has been steadily increasing following a period of relatively low inflation in 2015.

The main contributors to upward pressure on the rate were increases in the prices of food and recreational goods, and transport costs. Clothing prices represented a partially offsetting downward contribution. 

Note: The UK has recently ...

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October 17, 2017
EU AND EURO AREA CONSUMER PRICE INFLATION, SEPTEMBER 2017

In September, annual inflation was 1.5 per cent in the Euro Area (stable compared to August) and 1.8 per cent in the European Union (up from 1.7 per cent in August). In September 2016, inflation in both the Euro Area and EU was 0.4 per cent.

The highest annual rates were recorded in Lithuania (4.6 per cent), Estonia (3.9 per cent), and Latvia (3.0 per cent).  The lowest rates were registered in Cyprus (0.1 per cent), Ireland (0.2 per cent) and Finland&nbs...

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October 16, 2017
NON-RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION INVESTMENT Q3 2017

Nova Scotia's non-residential building construction investment (seasonally adjusted) was $150.4 million in the third quarter of 2017. This was 49 per cent higher than the previous quarter owing to increases in commercial (+6.1%) and institutional and government (+13.7%) offsetting a decline in industrial (-6.3%).

Compared to the same quarter last year (Q3 2016), non-residential building construction increased 4.8 per cent. Activity was lower in the largest subsector commercial ( ...

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October 16, 2017
EURO AREA TRADE BALANCE IN GOODS, AUGUST 2017

In August 2017, the euro area (EA19) recorded a €16.1 bn surplus in trade in goods (not seasonally adjusted) with the rest of the world. The first estimate for EA19 exports of goods reported an increase of 6.8 per cent to €171.5 billion over August 2016. Imports increased 8.6 per cent to €155.4 bn over August 2016.

It was also reported that intra-euro area trade increase...

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October 13, 2017
US CONSUMER PRICE INDEX, SEPTEMBER 2017

The US Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers rose 0.5 per cent in September from August, on a seasonally adjusted basis. In September, the energy index rose 6.1  per cent, influenced by notable increase in gasoline and fuel oil prices (13.1% and 8.2%, respectively). Food prices rose 0.1 per cent and shelter rose 0.3 per cent month to month.

Over the last 12 months, the all items index increased 2.2 per cent before seasonal adjustment, up from 1.9 per cent year over ye...

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