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May 25, 2018
FOOD SERVICES AND DRINKING PLACES, MARCH 2018

Month-over-Month

 In March 2018, Nova Scotia food service and drinking places receipts (index 2015=100) increased 1.3 points to 116.0 over February 2018.Canada food service and drinking places receipts (index 2015=100) increased 1.5 points to 118.1 over February 2018.

 

In March 2018,  Statistics Canada reported that food ser...

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May 25, 2018
UK GDP Q1 2018 (SECOND ESTIMATE)

           

 

The Office for National Statistics' second estimate of UK Gross Domestic Product for Q1 2018 is an increase of 0.1 per cent or 0.4 per cent at an annualized rate, unchanged from the preliminary estimate.  This represents the slowest growth since Q4 2012. Services were the main contributor to growth th ...

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May 24, 2018
EMPLOYMENT INSURANCE, MARCH 2018

In March 2018, the number (seasonally adjusted) of Nova Scotians receiving regular Employment Insurance (EI) benefits increased by 370 (1.4 per cent) from the previous month to 27,390 and decreased by 1,010 persons (-3.6 per cent) from March 2017.


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May 24, 2018
QUARTERLY FINANCIAL STATISTICS FOR ENTERPRISES, 1ST QUARTER 2018

Canadian corporations earned $99.3 billion in operating profits (seasonally adjusted) in the first quarter of 2018 - an increase of 2.7 per cent compared to the previous quarter. Compared to Q1 2017, operating profits were up 7.0 per cent.

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May 24, 2018
UK RETAIL SALES, APRIL 2018

The UK Office for National Statistics reports that UK retail sales increased in April.  Both the value and volume of retail sales were up 1.6 per cent over the previous month.  The monthly retail sales bulletin attributes this month's growth to sales recovering from the effects of poor weather in March.  Increases were seen across all sectors except department stores, which had relatively strong sales online in March due to the weather.

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