February 21, 2019 / 1:43 PM / 5 months ago

Canada December wholesale trade up 0.3 percent on autos

New vehicles are parked near the General Motors assembly plant in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada November 26, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

Feb 21 (Reuters) - Canadian wholesale trade increased by 0.3 percent in December from November on stronger sales in the motor vehicle and parts subsector, Statistics Canada said on Thursday.

Sales were up in four out of seven subsectors, representing 64 percent of wholesale trade, while sales increased in six of the 10 provinces. Sales grew by 0.3 percent in volume terms.

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