Friday, August 29, 2014
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Canadian economic accounts, second quarter 2014 and June 2014
Real gross domestic product (GDP) rose 0.8% in the second quarter, following a 0.2% increase in the first quarter. This was the largest quarterly gain since the third quarter of 2011. On a monthly basis, real GDP by industry increased 0.3% in June.
Industrial product and raw materials price indexes, July 2014
The Industrial Product Price Index declined 0.3% in July, mainly because of lower prices for energy and petroleum products. The Raw Materials Price Index declined 1.4%, largely as a result of lower prices for crude energy products.
August 28, 2014
Payroll employment, earnings and hours, June 2014
Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees were $940 in June, up 0.6% from the previous month. Compared with 12 months earlier, weekly earnings increased 3.3%.
August 28, 2014
Canada's balance of international payments, second quarter 2014
Canada's current account deficit (on a seasonally adjusted basis) was largely unchanged in the second quarter, edging down $0.2 billion to $11.9 billion. In the financial account (unadjusted for seasonal variation), foreign investment in Canadian corporate securities remained strong and led the inflow of funds in the economy in the quarter.
August 26, 2014
Quarterly financial statistics for enterprises, second quarter 2014
Canadian corporations earned $87.8 billion in operating profits in the second quarter, up 2.6% from the previous quarter.
August 22, 2014
Consumer Price Index, July 2014
Consumer prices rose 2.1% in the 12 months to July, following a 2.4% increase in June. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index decreased 0.1% in July, after rising 0.3% in June.