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November 17, 2017
CONSUMER PRICE INDEX OCTOBER 2017



NOVA SCOTIA
In Nova Scotia October 2017, the consumer price index (2002=100) decreased 0.4% from September 2017 to 132.8 and increased 0.9% over October 2016.

The CPI, excluding food and energy, remained unchanged from September 2017 at 125.2, and increased 1.1% over October 2016.

CANADA
In Canada October 201...

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November 17, 2017
ANALYSIS OF NOVA SCOTIA'S CONSUMER PRICE INDEX FOR OCTOBER 2017

In Nova Scotia October 2017, annual consumer price inflation (year-over-year growth) was 0.9 per cent, below the national average of 1.4 per cent. Monthly consumer prices were down 0.4 per cent in Nova Scotia and up 0.1 per cent in Canada.

Within Atlantic Canada, New Brunswick (+1.5 per cent), PEI (+1.2%) had higher inflation than Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador (also +0.9%). On July 1, 2016, the provincial component of the harmonized sales tax (HST) increased...

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November 17, 2017
STOCK AND CONSUMPTION OF FIXED CAPITAL 2016

Statistics Canada has released details of fixed capital assets for 2016. Nova Scotia private non-residential investment (all figures in real terms - adjusted to 2007 constant prices) increased 10.3 per cent while national investment was down 8.1 per cent. Private investment was down in Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia for the second consecutive year, and New Brunswick and Ontario. Newfoundland and Labrador private investment increased 20.3 per cent in 2016. Investment in Govern...

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November 17, 2017
US HOUSING STARTS AND BUILDING PERMITS, OCTOBER 2017

US residential construction permits, a leading indicator of new construction, increased by 5.9 per cent in October 2017 compared to the revised September 2017 estimate, to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,297,000 This is 0.9 per cent above the October 2016 estimate of 1,285,000. Compared to last month, permits f...

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November 17, 2017
EURO AREA CURRENT ACCOUNT, SEPTEMBER 2017

The European Central Bank reported today, that the euro area (EA19) current account (working day and seasonally adjusted) recorded a surplus of €37.8 billion in September 2017. Surpluses in net goods trade (+€35.2 billion), net services trade (+€7.3 billion) and net primary income (+€9.7 billion) account were partially offset by a
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