Steve Flynn  RE/MAX Crest Realty- Burnaby 

Cell: 604.785.3977 |

Categories

Canadian Manufacturing Sales - November 16, 2017

Canadian manufacturing sales rose for a second consecutive month, increasing 0.5 per cent in September.  Sales were up in 7 of 21 manufacturing sub-sectors, with the majority of growth arising due to higher sales in the energy sector.
 
In BC, manufacturing sales increased 0.4 per cent on a monthly basis and were up 7.2 per cent year-over-year. Although the manufacturing and trade sector faced significant headwinds in recent months due to a stronger Canadian dollar and punitive tariffs on softwood lumber, the sector continues to be a substantial driver of BC's robust economic growth in 2017. 



 

Copyright British Columbia Real Estate Association. Reprinted with permission.

 


Comments:
No comments

Post Your Comment:

The data relating to real estate on this website comes in part from the MLS® Reciprocity program of either the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV), the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board (FVREB) or the Chilliwack and District Real Estate Board (CADREB). Real estate listings held by participating real estate firms are marked with the MLS® logo and detailed information about the listing includes the name of the listing agent. This representation is based in whole or part on data generated by either the REBGV, the FVREB or the CADREB which assumes no responsibility for its accuracy. The materials contained on this page may not be reproduced without the express written consent of either the REBGV, the FVREB or the CADREB.