Issue 17-17: Wholesale Sales

January 23, 2017

Wholesale sales in the province rose 1.2% (seasonally adjusted) in November. Strong sales in three subsectors, led by building material and supplies, explained much of the increase.

Nationally, wholesalers saw a modest 0.2% increase in sales with gains in six provinces, including Saskatchewan (+13.9%), Newfoundland and Labrador (+40.9%), counterbalancing declines in Quebec (-0.8%), Ontario (-1.5%) and parts of Atlantic Canada.

Data Source: Statistics Canada