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December 13, 2019
NEW MOTOR VEHICLE SALES, OCTOBER 2019

Year-to-date

In Nova Scotia Jan-Oct 2019, New Motor Vehicles Unit Sales decreased 3.9% over Jan-Oct 2018. The 45,062 new motor vehicles sold in Jan-Oct 2019 represent a sales value of $1,730.0 million, up 2.4% over Jan-Oct 2018.

In Canada Jan-Oct 2019, New Motor Vehicles Unit Sales decreased 3.8% over Jan-Oct 2018. The 1,701,049 new motor vehicles sold in Jan-Oct 2019 represent a sales value of $73.4 billion, down 0.2% over Ja...

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December 13, 2019
CANADA NATIONAL BALANCE SHEET ACCOUNTS, Q3 2019

In the second quarter of 2019, Canadian national wealth declined 0.2 per cent (or $20.6 billion) to $11,783.3 billion. This follows a revised increase of 2.5 per cent in the second quarter of 2019.  As with the previous quarter, growth was largely attributable to an increase in the value of natural resource assets.  Residential asset values increased...

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December 13, 2019
VALUE ADDED IN EXPORTS, 2016

Statistics Canada has updated its estimates of value added and employment embodied in Canadian exports.

Value-added represents the contribution of labour and capital to the production process. Its components are labour income, gross operating surplus (or profits and depreciation) and taxes net of subsidies on production. The sum of value-added by all industries plus taxes net of subsidies on products is equal to GDP.

Exports onl...

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December 13, 2019
US RETAIL SALES, NOVEMBER 2019

The US Census Bureau announced today that the advance estimates of U.S retail and food service sales for November 2019, was a seasonally adjusted, month-over-month 0.2 per cent increase ($1.0 billion) over October 2019 to $528.0 billion,  and a year-over-year 3.3 per cent increase over November 2018.

Excluding food services and drinking places, retail trade sales increased 0.3 per cent over October 2019, and increased 3.1 per cent over November 2018.

Food service and drin...

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December 12, 2019
MONETARY POLICY: EURO AREA

At today’s meeting, the Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) announced that policy interest rates are unchanged with the deposit facility, main refinancing operations and the marginal lending facility rates remaining at -0.50%, 0.00% and 0.25%, respectively. Rates are expected to remain at their present levels or lower until ECB’s inflation outlook converges sufficiently close to 2 per cent.

Net purchases were restarted on the first of November under the As...

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