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Current Economic Environment and Outlook
Analysis of the economic situation for the Nova Scotia economy and summary of recent events of the global, Canadian and US economies. Includes economic performance over the last year and outlook for the next few years.
For the latest information and historical data, please contact the individual listed below:

Alexander Chute
Economist
Tel:902-424-5810
Email: Alexander.Chute@novascotia.ca


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Currently displaying information released on: April, 2024

HALIFAX BUSINESS CONDITIONS: APRIL 1-7, 2024

Statistics Canada has released real-time local business conditions from April 1 to 7, 2024. Reference dates reported now refer to the date following the end of the reference week.

Note that these data are not adjusted for seasonality and monthly or weekly changes may simply reflect regular seasonal patterns.

From August 10 of 2020 to April 8, 2024, the local business conditions index for Halifax has increased by 196.0%. In percentage terms, St. John's reported the strongest g...
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HALIFAX BUSINESS CONDITIONS: MARCH 18 - MARCH 31, 2024

Statistics Canada has released real-time local business conditions from March 18 to March 31, 2024. Reference dates reported now refer to the date following the end of the reference week.

Note that these data are not adjusted for seasonality and monthly or weekly changes may simply reflect regular seasonal patterns.

From August 10 of 2020 to April 1, 2024, the local business conditions index for Halifax has increased by 184.0%. In percentage terms, White Rock reporte...
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