The Daily Tuesday, May 22, 2018
May 18, 2018
Consumer Price Index, April 2018
The Consumer Price Index rose 2.2% on a year-over-year basis in April, following a 2.3% increase in March. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index was up 0.1% in April, matching the increase in March.
Retail trade, March 2018
Retail sales increased for the third consecutive month in March, rising 0.6% to $50.2 billion. Higher sales at motor vehicle and parts dealers more than offset lower sales at food and beverage stores and gasoline stations.
Pipeline transportation of oil and other liquid petroleum products, March 2018
Pipelines received 22.0 million cubic metres of crude oil and equivalent products from Canadian fields and plants in March, up 4.1% compared with the same month in 2017. The vast majority originated in Alberta (86.2%), followed by Saskatchewan (10.9%).
Sawmills, February 2018
Lumber production fell 9.2% from January to 5 293.0 thousand cubic metres of lumber in February. Production was 2.5% lower than in February 2017.
Exports of grains by final destination, March 2018
Data on exports of grains by final destination are now available for March.