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February 20, 2018
WHOLESALE TRADE, DECEMBER AND ANNUAL 2017

In Nova Scotia December 2017, the seasonally adjusted index of growth (2015=100) decreased 1.4 points to 106.7. Since January 2017, growth in wholesale trade has been highly volatile: starting at 111.7 in January, the index increased to a new high of 120.3 in May, only to decline sharply to a low of 103.4 in Septe...

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February 20, 2018
EURO AREA CURRENT ACCOUNT, DECEMBER and ANNUAL 2017

DECEMBER

 

The European Central Bank reported today, that the euro area (EA19) current account (working day and seasonally adjusted) recorded a surplus of €29.9 billion in December 2017. There was a surplus in net goods trade (+€30.9 billion), net services trade (+€7.3 billion) and net primary income (+€3.7 billion) account that were ...

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February 16, 2018
MANUFACTURING SHIPMENTS, DECEMBER and ANNUAL 2017

DECEMBER

 Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia’s seasonally adjusted manufacturing shipments decreased 1.3% in December 2017 to $748 million, and increased 5.6% over December 2016. The manufacturing shipments index (2015=100),  declined...

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February 16, 2018
HOURS WORKED AND LABOUR PRODUCTIVITY, 2016 [REVISED]

Statistics Canada has released revised labour productivity accounts for the provinces for 2013-2016 which are consistent with the GDP by industry data released November 2017. Nova Scotia business sector labour productivity growth was revised up from a preliminary 0.9 per cent to 1.5 per cent in 2016. Over the period 2012-2016, business sector labour productivity growth was revised down, mostly in 2013.

For 2016, Nova Scotia's labour productivity in the business sector increased by 1. ...

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February 16, 2018
UK RETAIL SALES, JANUARY 2018

The UK Office for National Statistics reports that in January 2018 retail sales were little changed in value terms, comparing with December 2017.  Retail sales volumes were up slightly (+0.1 per cent excluding the effects of price changes) in January.

Year-over-year UK retail sales values were 4.4 per cent higher in January 2018 than they were in...

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