Friday, April 24, 2015
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Foreign direct investment, 2014
The stock of Canadian direct investment abroad grew by 8.8% in 2014, reflecting both outward investment flows as well as the upward revaluation effect of a weaker Canadian dollar against the US dollar. Meanwhile, the level of foreign direct investment in Canada rose by 5.8%, led by investment flows from the United States.
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Recent releases from The Daily
April 23, 2015
Principal field crop areas, March 2015
Canadian farmers intend to plant more wheat, oats and barley in 2015 than they did in 2014, while canola and soybean areas should decrease slightly.
April 23, 2015
Employment Insurance, February 2015
The number of people receiving regular Employment Insurance benefits rose by 2.0% (+9,900) to 509,800 in February, following five months of little change. Compared with 12 months earlier, the number of beneficiaries was down slightly (-0.7% or -3,500).
April 21, 2015
Wholesale trade, February 2015
Wholesale sales declined for a second consecutive month in February, decreasing 0.4% to $53.6 billion, their lowest level in six months. Sales were down in three of seven subsectors, accounting for 51% of wholesale sales.
April 17, 2015
Consumer Price Index, March 2015
The Consumer Price Index rose 1.2% in the 12 months to March, after increasing 1.0% in February. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index increased 0.4% in March, following a 0.2% rise in February.
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