Edition: September 2-6, 2019
Infoline Highlights for the Week of September 2-6
Bankruptcies - There were 378 bankruptcies filed by consumers in British Columbia in July, a 26.8% increase from the same month of 2018. Meanwhile, the number of business bankruptcies was notably higher, climbing 166.7% to 16. Insolvency numbers in other provinces showed similar volatility in July.
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Exports - Through the first seven months of 2019, the value of B.C. origin exports fell 2.8% compared to the same period in 2018. Exports to B.C.’s largest trading partner, the United States, dropped 3.3%. There were also significant declines in shipments to Japan (-11.6%), South Korea (-1.6%), the European Union (-2.7%) and Taiwan (-7.9%).
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Did You Know
The 2019/2020 tuition fees for undergraduate programs in Ontario have dropped, but elsewhere in Canada they are either staying the same (Alberta) or rising, from 2.0% in B.C. and P.E.I. to 8.5% in Yukon.Source: Statistics Canada
- Both consumer and business bankruptcies increased in July over the same period in 2018.
- The value of B.C.'s exports fell in July compared to July 2018.