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July 23, 2024
FARM INPUT PRICE INDEX, Q1 2024

Nova Scotia's farm input prices rose 3.7% in Q1, 2024 compared to the same quarter a year ago. Nationally, farm input prices grew 1.2%. Farm input prices have grown quicker in the Maritime provinces and Alberta, while they declined in Quebec and Ontario.

Although overall farm input inflation is faster in Nova Scotia than national, many components are growing faster ...

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July 22, 2024
CENSUS: INTERPROVINCIAL MOBILITY BY OCCUPATION, 2021

Statistics Canada has released new information from the 2021 Census that provides insights into the mobility of workers by detailed occupational categories.  

This provides insight into what portion of the 2021 employed workforce (ages 25-64) in each occupation had migrated to Nova Scotia from another province.  For each occupation shown below, there are two indicators of interprovincial migration: within the previous year (since 2020) and within the previous 5 years (s...

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July 19, 2024
RETAIL TRADE MAY 2024

Monthly (seasonally adjusted May 2024 vs April 2024)

In Nova Scotia retail trade increased 0.6% to $1,798 million. Nationally, retail trade decreased 0.8% to $66.1 billion. One province (Nova Scotia) reported gains in retail trade.  Alberta, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick reported declines.

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July 19, 2024
HALIFAX BUSINESS CONDITIONS: JULY 8-JULY 14, 2024

Statistics Canada has released real-time local business conditions from July 8 to July 14, 2024. Reference dates reported now refer to the date following the end of the reference week. These data are not adjusted for seasonality and monthly or weekly changes may simply reflect regular seasonal patterns.

From August 10 of 2020 to July 15, 2024, the local business conditions index for Halifax increased by 380.4%. Regina, Calgary and Abbotsford reported the strongest growth in busin...

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July 19, 2024
JAPAN CPI INFLATION, MAY 2024

Japan’s inflation (all items, year-over-year growth in consumer price index) was little changed at 2.9% in June 2024. Japan's underlying inflation (all items excluding fresh food and energy) slowed to 2.1%. 

Japan's energy prices were up 7.7% in June 2024 compared with June 2023. Japan's food inflation increased 3.7% over this period.&nbs ...

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