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August 13, 2018
FOREIGN CONTROL IN CANADIAN ECONOMY 2016

The value of foreign-controlled assets in Canada increased 1.3 per cent in 2016, a slower pace than the growth of Canadian-controlled assets at 6.1 per cent. The share under foreign control in 2016 was 16.2 per cent of total assets, 27.8 per cent of operating revenue and 17.3 per cent of operating profits.  The share of foreign-controlled assets has declined over the past ten years from 21.6 per cent of assets in 2007 to 16.2 per cent in 2016. The share of foreign-controlled operating re...

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August 10, 2018
LABOUR FORCE SURVEY - JUNE 2018

In Nova Scotia July 2018, (seasonally-adjusted, month-over-month and year-over-year):

  • Labour Force increased 0.3% (1,500) from June 2018 to 492,600 and increased 0.8% (4,000) over July 2017.
  • Employment increased 0.2% (1,000) from June 2018 to 453,400 and increased 0.9% (4,100) over July 2017.
  • Unemployment increased 1.0% (400) from June 2018 to 39,200 and decreased 0.3% (-100) over July 2017.
  • Unemployment rate increased 0.1 percentage points from Ju...

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    August 10, 2018
    LABOUR MARKET TRENDS - JULY 2018

    Nova Scotia's seasonally adjusted employment increased by 1,000 to 453,400 in July 2018.  This increase follows back-to-back declines in seasonally adjusted employment.  The employment level has remained over 450,000 since December 2017.

    Compared to June, Nova Scotia’s labour force increased by 1,500 to 492,600 in July. With labour supply growing at a slightly faster pace than labour demand, the result was a 0.1 percentage point increase in the seasonally adjusted une ...

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    August 10, 2018
    US CONSUMER PRICE INDEX, JULY 2018

    The US Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers increased 0.2 per cent in July (seasonally adjusted growth from June). This month, shelter cost increases contributed substantially to the rise in US prices.      

    Year over year (July 2018 compared to July 2017) consumer prices were up 2.9 per cent (not seasonally adjusted) as energy prices continue to drive inflation. The all items less food and energy index rose 2.4 per cent, year over year.

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    August 10, 2018
    UK GDP Q2 2018 (FIRST ESTIMATE)

    The Office for National Statistics' first estimate of UK Gross Domestic Product for Q2 2018 reports an acceleration to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 1.5 per cent.  UK GDP growth accelerated from 0.9 per cent in the first quarter, with services and construction sectors contributing to growth.  Declining manufacturing output continues to be a drag on UK economic growth.  Household spending increased in the second quarter as did business investment, though the tra ...

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