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July 16, 2019
US RETAIL SALES, JUNE 2019

The US Census Bureau announced today that the advance estimates of U.S retail and food service sales for June 2019, was a seasonally adjusted, month-over-month 0.4 per cent increase ($2.2 billion) over May 2019 to $519.9 billion, and a year-over-year 3.4 per cent increase over June 2018.

Excluding food services and drinking places, retail trade sales increased 0.4 per cent over May 2019, and increased 3.3 per cent over June 2018. Food service and drinking place month-over-mo...

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July 16, 2019
UK LABOUR FORCE SURVEY, MARCH TO MAY 2019

 

The UK Office for National Statistics reported today that the unemployment rate for the three-month period March 2019 to May 2019 was 3.8 per cent, unchanged from the previous three month period.  The UK unemployment rate remains at lows not seen since the last three months of 1974.  Compared with the period from December 2018 to February 2019, the ...

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July 16, 2019
EU AND EURO AREA TRADE BALANCE IN GOODS, MAY 2019

EURO AREA

In May 2019, the Euro Area (EA19) goods trade (not seasonally adjusted) with the rest of the world recorded a surplus of €23.0 billion.

  • Euro Area (EA19) export values increased €13.5 billion (7.1 per cent) to €203.4 billion compared to May 2018.
  • Euro Are...

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    July 15, 2019
    NEW MOTOR VEHICLE SALES, MAY 2019

    Year-to-date

    In Nova Scotia Jan-May 2019, New Motor Vehicles Unit Sales decreased 5.8% over Jan-May 2018.  The 20,977 new motor vehicles sold in Jan-May 2019 represent a sales value of $790.9 million, down 1.1% over Jan-May 2018.

    In Canada Jan-May 2019, New Motor Vehicles Unit Sales decreased 4.7% over Jan-May 2018.  The 814,701 new motor vehicles sold i...

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    July 12, 2019
    STUDY: THE VALUE OF DATA IN CANADA - EXPERIMENTAL ESTIMATES

    Statistics Canada recently released a report highlighting experimental estimates on the value of data in Canada. Data, databases and data science have all taken a greater in role in modern life, with the business sector increasingly dependent on collection, processing and analysis of data to make production decisions and build marketing strategies. Economic growth had become more dependant on the use of data, changing the employment landscape and reshaping the marketplace. However, the econom...

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