Canada manufacturing growth rises in July as new orders pick up

August 3, 2017

OTTAWA (Reuters) – The pace of growth in the Canadian manufacturing sector climbed in July as companies ramped up hiring and production as they received more new orders, data showed on Tuesday. The Markit Canada Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ index (PMI), a measure of manufacturing business conditions, rose to a seasonally adjusted 55.5 last month from […]

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Canadian Manufacturing Sales Up 1.1% in April

June 19, 2017

Canadian sales rose 1.1 percent to a record high $54.4 billion (US$40.9 billion) in April, mainly due to higher sales in the petroleum and coal products, and primary metal industries. Sales were up in 13 of the 21 industries, representing 62 percent of Canadian manufacturing sales. Once the effects of price changes are taken into consideration, manufacturing sales volumes rose 0.5 percent in […]

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