Merchant wholesalers sales, by industry (monthly) (Seasonally adjusted)

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Merchant wholesalers sales, by industry (monthly)
(Seasonally adjusted)
  October 2016 September 2017r October 2017p September 2017 to October 2017 October 2016 to October 2017
  seasonally adjusted
  $ millions % change
Wholesale Trade 57,266.8 62,067.8 63,007.8 1.5 10.0
Farm product merchant wholesalers (exc. oilseed and grain) 641.9 818.3 852.3 4.2 32.8
Food, beverage and tobacco merchant wholesalers 11,398.4 11,753.0 11,968.8 1.8 5.0
Food merchant wholesalers 10,302.2 10,596.9 10,788.6 1.8 4.7
Beverage merchant wholesalers 583.2 617.7 622.2 0.7 6.7
Cigarette and tobacco product merchant wholesalers  513.0 538.4 558.0 3.6 8.8
Personal and household goods merchant wholesalers 8,115.9 8,556.5 8,850.6 3.4 9.1
Textile, clothing and footwear merchant wholesalers  1,045.0 1,187.1 1,309.3 10.3 25.3
Home entertainment equipment and household appliance merchant wholesalers  820.4 830.8 868.9 4.6 5.9
Home furnishings merchant wholesalers  541.1 526.8 554.1 5.2 2.4
Personal goods merchant wholesalers.  760.6 876.3 890.5 1.6 17.1
Pharmaceuticals and pharmacy supplies merchant wholesalers  4,169.7 4,374.8 4,441.2 1.5 6.5
Toiletries, cosmetics and sundries merchant wholesalers 779.1 760.7 786.5 3.4 1.0
Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and accessories merchant wholesalers 10,965.2 12,079.8 11,802.0 -2.3 7.6
Motor vehicle merchant wholesalers  8,892.5 9,859.8 9,552.0 -3.1 7.4
New motor vehicle parts and accessories merchant wholesalers  2,026.9 2,164.6 2,191.1 1.2 8.1
Used motor vehicle parts and accessories merchant wholesalers  45.8 55.4 59.0 6.4 28.9
Building material and supplies merchant wholesalers 7,962.9 8,882.2 8,907.6 0.3 11.9
Electrical, plumbing, heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers  2,496.6 2,708.9 2,661.9 -1.7 6.6
Metal service centres 1,421.7 1,629.1 1,655.8 1.6 16.5
Lumber, millwork, hardware and other building supplies merchant wholesalers  4,044.5 4,544.2 4,590.0 1.0 13.5
Machinery, equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 11,049.0 12,041.9 12,672.7 5.2 14.7
Farm, lawn and garden machinery and equipment merchant wholesalers  1,472.4 1,643.2 1,955.4 19.0 32.8
Construction, forestry, mining, and industrial machinery, equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 3,405.5 3,918.7 3,997.8 2.0 17.4
Computer and communications equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 3,625.4 3,474.1 3,585.2 3.2 -1.1
Other machinery, equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers 2,545.7 3,005.9 3,134.4 4.3 23.1
Miscellaneous merchant wholesalers 7,133.5 7,936.0 7,953.7 0.2 11.5
Recyclable material merchant wholesalers  657.3 892.7 979.9 9.8 49.1
Paper, paper product and disposable plastic product merchant wholesalers  1,004.3 1,003.5 996.2 -0.7 -0.8
Agricultural supplies merchant wholesalers 1,901.3 2,429.1 2,359.3 -2.9 24.1
Chemical (except agricultural) and allied product merchant wholesalers  1,379.9 1,429.6 1,462.7 2.3 6.0
Other miscellaneous merchant wholesalers  2,190.7 2,181.1 2,155.6 -1.2 -1.6

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