Issue 16-161: Wholesale Sales

August 22, 2016

Revenues generated by wholesalers in British Columbia climbed 2.0% (seasonally adjusted) in June, marking the third consecutive monthly boost.

At the national level, wholesale sales inched ahead 0.7%, bolstered by strength in the four most populous provinces. Gains were most notable in Alberta (+3.0%) and B.C. (+2.0%), while Ontario (+0.8%) and Quebec (+0.2%) posted more modest increases. All other provinces saw sales weaken in June.

Data Source: Statistics Canada