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AUSSIE BONDS

CPI Fallout Continues Overnight

Release for:       January 2018
Source:  Statistics Canada
Millions of Canadian dollars, seasonally adjusted
                                                             yr-ago
Trade group                                   Jan-18  Dec-17  Jan-17
Total, wholesale sales                        63,286  63,195  59,483
Total wholesale sales (2007 chained dollars)  55,628  55,368  52,763
Total, ex mtr veh                             51,714  51,435  47,854
Farm product                                     756     768     728
Food, beverage and tobacco                    12,348  11,982  11,440
Food                                          11,146  10,764  10,355
Beverage                                         632     626     588
Cigarette and tobacco product                    570     592     498
Personal and household goods                   8,663   8,595   8,266
Textile, clothing and footwear                 1,183   1,232   1,169
Home entertainment, appliance                    851     755     817
Home furnishings                                 565     606     567
Personal goods                                   819     804     681
Pharmaceuticals and pharmacy supplies          4,428   4,373   4,297
Toiletries, cosmetics and sundries               818     824     735
Motor vehicle and parts                       11,572  11,760  11,628
Motor vehicle                                  9,287   9,517   9,382
New motor vehicle parts                        2,226   2,184   2,194
Used motor vehicle parts                          59      58      52
Building material and supplies                 8,902   9,269   8,147
Electrical, plumbing, heating and a.c.         2,870   2,817   2,577
Metal service centres                          1,512   1,784   1,480
Lumber, millwork, hardware                     4,521   4,668   4,089
Machinery, equipment and supplies             13,075  12,871  11,529
Farm, lawn and garden machinery                1,640   1,697   1,495
Construction, forestry, mining, machinery      4,486   4,432   3,649
Computer and communications                    3,778   3,832   3,399
Other machinery, equipment and supplies        3,170   2,910   2,986
Miscellaneous                                  7,969   7,950   7,744
Recyclable material                              995     945     805
Paper, paper product, plastic product          1,063   1,019     973
Agricultural supplies                          2,237   2,212   2,179
Chemical (except farm) and allied product      1,557   1,546   1,473
Other miscellaneous                            2,118   2,228   2,313
Percent change:                                 m/m           yr/yr
Total, wholesale sales                           0.1             6.4
Total wholesale sales (2007 chained dollars)     0.5             5.4
Total, ex mtr veh                                0.5             8.1
Farm product                                    -1.6             3.8
Food, beverage and tobacco                       3.1             7.9
Food                                             3.5             7.6
Beverage                                         1.0             7.5
Cigarette and tobacco product                   -3.7            14.5
Personal and household goods                     0.8             4.8
Textile, clothing and footwear                  -4.0             1.2
Home entertainment, appliance                   12.7             4.2
Home furnishings                                -6.8            -0.4
Personal goods                                   1.9            20.3
Pharmaceuticals and pharmacy supplies            1.3             3.0
Toiletries, cosmetics and sundries              -0.7            11.3
Motor vehicle and parts                         -1.6            -0.5
Motor vehicle                                   -2.4            -1.0
New motor vehicle parts                          1.9             1.5
Used motor vehicle parts                         1.7            13.5
Building material and supplies                  -4.0             9.3
Electrical, plumbing, heating and a.c.           1.9            11.4
Metal service centres                          -15.2             2.2
Lumber, millwork, hardware                      -3.1            10.6
Machinery, equipment and supplies                1.6            13.4
Farm, lawn and garden machinery                 -3.4             9.7
Construction, forestry, mining, machinery        1.2            22.9
Computer and communications                     -1.4            11.2
Other machinery, equipment and supplies          8.9             6.2
Miscellaneous                                    0.2             2.9
Recyclable material                              5.3            23.6
Paper, paper product, plastic product            4.3             9.2
Agricultural supplies                            1.1             2.7
Chemical (except farm) and allied product        0.7             5.7
Other miscellaneous                             -4.9            -8.4
Percentage changes calculated by MNI
--MNI Ottawa Bureau; email: yali.ndiaye@marketnews.com
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