Edition: October 15-18, 2019
Infoline Highlights for the Week of October 15-18
Manufacturing Sales - Manufacturing sales in B.C. declined 1.4% (seasonally adjusted) in August. Sales of manufactured food (-1.6%) and paper (-1.8%) products were down, helping to drive total receipts for non-durables 3.9% lower. Meanwhile, hefty sales boosts of transportation (+39.7%) primary metal (+10.7%) and fabricated metal (+4.0%) products moderated declines among other large sectors
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Consumer Price Index -British Columbia’s consumer price index (CPI) was 2.4% higher (unadjusted) in September 2019 than in the same month of 2018. On a monthly basis, the CPI dropped 0.2% from August 2019. The overall annual inflation rate dropped to 2.1% when food and energy are excluded from the index.
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- BC Hydro Workforce Profile Survey
- BC Public Service Exit Survey
- BC Public Service New Job Survey
- BC Student Outcomes Survey of Baccalaureate Graduates
- BC Wildfire Service Auxiliary Work Environment
- FrontCounter BC Customer Satisfaction Survey
- Long Term Disability (LTD) Application Process Survey
- WES Pulse Check
- Workforce Development Agreement Outcomes
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Did You Know
B.C. is relatively out of step with the other western provinces with regard to the federal election today. Four in ten British Columbians say that the Liberal party deserves to be re-elected, which is twice as high as the other western provinces.Source: Global News
- Manufacturing sales in B.C. dipped in August.
- B.C.'s consumer price index increased in September over September 2018.