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June 17, 2019
STUDY: THE EFFECT OF CHANGING CANADA–UNITED STATES BORDER COSTS ON NORTH AMERICAN TRADE PATTERNS AND EXPENDITURES

Statistics Canada recently published an article on the impacts of changing trade costs at the Canada-US border. Border costs have traditionally included tariffs, non-tariff measures such as quotas, and trade frictions caused by factors such as regulations, time delays and policy uncertainty. The study goes beyond national level analysis to show regional effects of changing border-related costs. Maps used to depict how increases and decreases in border frictions affect trade show considerable ...

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June 14, 2019
NEW MOTOR VEHICLE SALES, APRIL 2019

Year-to-date

In Nova Scotia Jan-Apr 2019, New Motor Vehicles Unit Sales decreased 2.9% over Jan-Apr 2018.  The 15,298 new motor vehicles sold in Jan-Apr 2019 represent a sales value of $576.4 million, up 1.7% over Jan-Apr 2018.

In Canada Jan-Apr 2019, New Motor Vehicles Unit Sales decreased 4.2% over Jan-Apr 2018.  The 607,880 new motor vehicles sold in ...

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June 14, 2019
US RETAIL SALES, MAY 2019

The US Census Bureau announced today that the advance estimates of U.S retail and food service sales for May 2019, was a seasonally adjusted, month-over-month 0.5 per cent increase ($2.8 billion) over April 2019 to $519.0 billion,  and a year-over-year 3.2 per cent increase over May 2018.

Excluding food services and drinking places, retail trade sales increased 0.5 per cent over April 2019, and increased 3.1 per cent over May 2018. Food service and drinking place month-over-month...

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June 13, 2019
NEW HOUSING PRICE INDEX, APRIL 2019

In Nova Scotia, the price of new housing remained unchanged in April 2019. The national index was also unchanged for the third consecutive month.

In Nova Scotia, new housing prices were 0.2 per cent higher than they were in April 2018. National new housing prices rose 0.1 per cent, year over year.                    ...

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June 13, 2019
CANADA NATIONAL BALANCE SHEET ACCOUNTS, Q1 2019

In the first quarter of 2019, Canadian national wealth rebounded with a gain of 2.3 per cent per cent (or $261.1 billion) to $11,399 billion. This more than offsets the (revised) 1.8 per cent decline observed in Q4 2018.  Just as the decline in Q4 2018 was associated with lower values of natural resource assets, the rebound in Q1 2019 was also largely attributable to an...

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