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October 22, 2018
WHOLESALE TRADE, AUGUST 2018

Month-over-month

The month-over-month index of wholesale trade illustrates the volatility of Nova Scotia seasonally adjusted wholesale trade in comparison to the national index. Year-to-date comparisons are more indicative of economic conditions for such volatile indicators.

In Nova Scotia August 2018, on a seasonally adju...

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October 22, 2018
FOOD SERVICES AND DRINKING PLACES, AUGUST 2018

In August 2018, Statistics Canada on a month-over-month basis, reported that food service and drinking places receipts (seasonally adjusted) in Nova Scotia decreased 0.4 per cent to $142.3 million over July 2018. Food service and drinking places receipts (seasonally adjusted) in Canada decreased 0.1 per cent to $6.1 billion over July 2018....

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October 22, 2018
INVESTMENT IN NEW HOUSING CONSTRUCTION, AUGUST 2018

Nova Scotia's new housing construction investment increased 8.6 per cent from August 2017, reaching $84.5 million in August 2018 (current dollars, unadjusted for seasonality).  Investment in new single-detached units increased 8.2 per cent to $43.0 million, while investment in apartment units was up 7.7 per cent to $35.0 million.  Among relatively smaller segm ...

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October 22, 2018
NON-RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION INVESTMENT Q3 2018

Nova Scotia's non-residential building construction investment (seasonally adjusted) was $170.8 million in the third quarter of 2018. This was 1.7 per cent lower than the previous quarter owing to a decrease in, the largest component, commercial (-6.9%) and institutional and governmental (-11.2%) offsetting an increase in industrial (27.4%).

Compared to the same quarter last year (Q3 2017), non-residential building construction increased 5.9 per cent. Activity was higher in the ...

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October 19, 2018
CONSUMER PRICE INDEX SEPTEMBER 2018


NOVA SCOTIA

In Nova Scotia September 2018, the Consumer Price Index (index 2002=100) decreased 0.5% from August 2018 to 135.5 and increased 1.7% over September 2017. The CPI, excluding food and energy, decreased 0.4% from August 2018 to 126.6 and increased 1.1% over September 2017. 

CANADA 

In Canada September 2018, the Consumer P...

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