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August 05, 2020
NOVA SCOTIA - INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE JUNE 2020

Year-over-year (Jun 2020 vs Jun 2019, customs based, unadjusted)

In June 2020, Nova Scotia International Merchandise Trade Exports decreased 21.7% (-$140.1 million) over June 2019, to $505.5 million.

 

Year-over-year - By Sector

Comparing Nova Scotia's exports for June 2020 with the same period l ...

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August 05, 2020
CANADA TRADE BALANCE, JUNE 2020

GOODS

In June 2020, Canadian goods trade (balance of payment basis, seasonally adjusted) had a deficit of $3.2 billion, up from a revised deficit in May of $1.3 billion. Compared with May 2020, exports of goods were up 17.1 per cent to $39.7 billion and imports of goods increased 21.8 per cent to $42.9 billion.

Since February 2020, Canada's goods imports have declined by 14.3 per cent while exports have fallen 17.9 per cent.  


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August 05, 2020
US TRADE BALANCE, JUNE 2020

The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) announced today that US goods and services deficit was $50.7 billion in June 2020, down $4.1 billion from the revised May 2020 estimate of $54.8 billion. The trade deficit also narrowed by 2.0 per cent ($1.1 billion) over June 2019.

Goods trade deficit narrowed by $4.0 billion month-over-month to $72.2 billion in June 2020. This was also 4.2 per cent ($3.1 billions) below the June 2019 level. Services trade surplus ...

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August 05, 2020
BUSINESS OPENING AND CLOSING EXPERIMENTAL SERIES, 2015-2020

 Statistics Canada has released a new experimental series on monthly business openings and closures for the period 2015 through April 2020. A new study details the methodology behind these measures. Business openings and closures differ in concept from business entry and exits. A business will be classified as open if had no employment in the previous month and then has employment in the next month and a b...

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August 05, 2020
AVERAGE RETAIL PRICES, JUNE 2020

Statistics Canada is publishing monthly provincial average retail prices based on transaction data from Canadian retailers.

Compared with the period immediately prior to the pandemic (February 2020), there have been notable increases in Nova Scotia average retail prices for beef and pork products as well as cheese, yogurt and eggs.  Other dairy product prices have been more stable while chicken prices have fallen.        &nb...

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