Canada January factory sales up 0.6 percent on coal, petroleum
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian factory sales rose 0.6 percent in January from December as non-durabale goods sales increased, lead by the petroleum and coal industry, according to Statistics Canada data released on Friday.
Month/month change (pct)
Jan Dec(rev) Dec(prev)
Sales +0.6 +2.1 +2.3
Sales ex-autos +0.3 +1.7 +1.9
Inventories +1.1 -0.1 -0.3 Continued...