Issue 18-194 Wholesale Sales

November 21, 2018

Wholesale sales in the province stalled (-0.4%, seasonally adjusted) in September. Declines in four of seven subsectors, led by the miscellaneous subsector (-10.4%), explained the overall decrease. Nationally, wholesalers also saw sales slow (-0.5%), with declines in eight provinces, including Quebec (-1.4%) and Ontario (-0.5%), counterbalancing strength in Manitoba (+5.0%).

Data Source: Statistics Canada