The Daily Thursday, May 28, 2015
May 28, 2015
Industrial product and raw materials price indexes, April 2015
The Industrial Product Price Index declined 0.9% in April, mainly because of lower prices for energy and petroleum products. The Raw Materials Price Index increased 3.8%, largely as a result of higher prices for crude energy products.
Canada’s balance of international payments, first quarter 2015
Canada’s current account deficit (on a seasonally adjusted basis) expanded again in the first quarter, up $4.4 billion to $17.5 billion. In the financial account (unadjusted for seasonal variation), foreign investment in Canadian bonds was the largest contributor to the net inflow of funds to the economy.
Quarterly financial statistics for enterprises, first quarter 2015
Canadian corporations earned $75.4 billion in operating profits in the first quarter, down 6.0% from the previous quarter.
Federal government spending on science and technology, 2015/2016 (intentions)
Construction Union Wage Rate Index, April 2015
Food availability, 2014
Canadian Megatrends, May 2015
Production and disposition of tobacco products, April 2015
International Travel Survey: Public use microdata file, 2013