Canada’s economy held steady in October: StatsCanby Canadian Plastics
The Canadian economy leveled off in October as gains in the resource sector helped offset declines in factory production and consumer spending. According to Statistics Canada, the country’s gross domestic product was unchanged, after falling 0.5 per cent in September.…
Manufacturing sales dipped 1.1 per cent in October: StatsCanby Canadian Plastics
Machinery, aerospace parts, oil and coal led the decrease.
Canada is officially out of recession: StatsCanby Canadian Plastics
It’s official: Canada is out of the mild, technical recession that it fell into in the first half of 2015. According to federal agency Statistics Canada, Canada’s GDP grew at an annualized rate of 2.3 per cent during the three-month…
Manufacturing sales dropped 1.5 per cent in September: StatsCanby Canadian Plastics
The motor vehicle assembly industry saw sales fall 10.3 per cent to $5 billion in September following four months of gains.
Manufacturing sales dipped in August: StatsCanby Canadian Plastics
The drop was led by oil, coal, auto and aerospace, the agency said.
GDP expanded by 0.3% in July: StatsCanby Canadian Plastics
Led by the resource sector, Canada’s economy grew 0.3 per cent in July, according to new figures from Statistics Canada. The expansion was broad based, StatsCan said, with the manufacturing, mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction, and finance and…
Canadian wholesale trade unchanged in July: StatsCanby Canadian Plastics
Higher sales in the machinery subsector was offset by lower sales in other subsectors.
Canadian exports jump 2.3 per cent in July: StatsCanby Canadian Plastics
Strong auto industry exports played a large role in gains.
Auto sector lifted June wholesale sales to $55 billion: StatsCanby Canadian Plastics
Five of seven wholesale sub-sectors posted gains, the agency said.
Chemical products lead manufacturing growth in June: StatsCanby Canadian Plastics
Chemical products and automobile sales led a modest growth in factory sales in June, according to new figures from Statistics Canada. The industry added 1.2 per cent in sales in June to reach $50.8 billion, according to StatsCan, and recorded…
Manufacturing sales stumbled in April: StatsCanby Canadian Plastics
Decline was led by slowdowns in food, aerospace products and parts, and petroleum and coal products.
Led by manufacturing sector, Canada gained 58,900 jobs in May: StatsCanby Canadian Plastics
Buoyed by strength in the manufacturing sector, Canadian jobs growth made their biggest gains in seven months in May 2015, according to new data from Statistics Canada. Canada added 58,900 jobs last month, StatsCan said, including 21,500 new positions in…
Canada lost 19,700 jobs in April: StatsCanby Canadian Plastics
Canada lost 19,700 net jobs in April, according to Statistics Canada, as full-time work climbed by a healthy 46,900 but the country shed 66,500 part-time employees. The national unemployment rate held steady at 6.8 per cent in April for the…
Canada’s trade deficit grew to $3 billion in March: StatsCanby Canadian Plastics
Deficit increased compared with February, as imports grew 2.2 per cent while exports grew 0.4 per cent.
Canada’s manufacturing sales fell to $51.5 billion in November: StatsCanby Canadian Plastics
Manufacturing sales fell 1.4 per cent in November 2014 to $51.5 billion – the third drop in four months, according to new figures from Statistics Canada. The drop for the month was due to lower sales of motor vehicles, chemicals,…
Manufacturing helped lead October GDP growth: StatsCanby Canadian Plastics
Led by gains in manufacturing – plastics among them – Canada’s gross domestic product rose by 0.3% in October, according to new figures from Statistics Canada. The growth was broad-based, the agency said, affecting several major sectors of the economy…
Canadian manufacturing sales fell in October: StatsCanby Canadian Plastics
Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales fell 0.6 per in October to $52.7 billion, the second drop this year. According to StatsCan, the drop was due to lower production of aerospace products and parts. It adds there was also a decrease…