Wholesale sales in Canada rose 1.3 from a month earlier in October 2022, following a meager 0.1 percent advance in September and easily beating market expectations of a 0.4 percent growth, a preliminary estimate showed. The increase largely reflected higher sales in the building material and supplies subsector (4.2 percent). Sales were also up for personal and household goods (2.6 percent), motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and accessories (2.0 percent), and food, beverage and tobacco products (1.7 percent). By contrast, sales were down for farm products (-1.3 percent), machinery, equipment and supplies (-0.4 percent), and miscellaneous goods (-1.0 percent). source: Statistics Canada

Wholesale Sales in Canada averaged 0.47 percent from 1993 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 19.30 percent in June of 2020 and a record low of -22.00 percent in April of 2020. This page provides - Canada Wholesale Sales MoM- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Canada Wholesale Sales MoM - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2022.

Wholesale Sales in Canada is expected to be 0.10 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Canada Wholesale Sales MoM is projected to trend around 1.50 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Canada Wholesale Sales MoM



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-11-15 01:30 PM Wholesale Sales MoM Final Sep 0.1% 1.4% -0.2% -0.2%
2022-11-22 01:30 PM Wholesale Sales MoM Prel Oct 1.3% 0.1% 0.4% 0.4%
2022-12-16 01:30 PM Wholesale Sales MoM Final Oct 0.1% 1.3% 1.3%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Industrial Production Mom 0.17 -0.33 percent Sep 2022
Industrial Production 3.80 3.80 percent Sep 2022
Manufacturing Production 5.10 3.80 percent Sep 2022
Capacity Utilization 83.80 81.90 percent Jun 2022
New Orders 72093109.00 71993296.00 CAD THO Sep 2022
Changes in Inventories 56416.00 54661.00 CAD Million Sep 2022
Bankruptcies 206.00 223.00 Companies Sep 2022
Corporate Profits 116182.00 126367.00 CAD Million Sep 2022
Car Registrations 138365.00 136972.00 Units Sep 2022
Leading Economic Index 0.40 -0.10 percent Aug 2021
Manufacturing Sales 2.00 0.00 percent Oct 2022
Wholesale Sales 1.30 0.10 percent Oct 2022
Mining Production 3.90 4.20 percent Sep 2022

Canada Wholesale Sales MoM
The Monthly Wholesale Trade Survey presents estimates of monthly sales for wholesale merchants in Canada, providing information on the performance of the wholesale trade sector as an important indicator of the health of the Canadian economy. In addition, the business community uses the data to analyse market performance.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.30 0.10 19.30 -22.00 1993 - 2022 percent Monthly
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News Stream
Canada Wholesale Sales Beat Expectations
Wholesale sales in Canada rose 1.3 from a month earlier in October 2022, following a meager 0.1 percent advance in September and easily beating market expectations of a 0.4 percent growth, a preliminary estimate showed. The increase largely reflected higher sales in the building material and supplies subsector (4.2 percent). Sales were also up for personal and household goods (2.6 percent), motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and accessories (2.0 percent), and food, beverage and tobacco products (1.7 percent). By contrast, sales were down for farm products (-1.3 percent), machinery, equipment and supplies (-0.4 percent), and miscellaneous goods (-1.0 percent).
2022-11-22
Canada Wholesale Sales Revised to Show Expansion
Wholesale sales in Canada rose by 0.1 percent from a month earlier to reach a record-high of C$81.8 billion in September of 2022, revised from preliminary estimates of a 0.2 percent decrease and compared to the 1.4 percent jump in the prior month. Sales expanded sharply for personal and household goods (4.3 percent to C$ 11.2 billion), largely due to the sharp increase for pharmaceutical and pharmacy supply wholesalers (5.7 percent to C$ 6.2 billion). Turnover was also higher for food, beverage, and tobacco wholesalers (1.9 percent to C$ 14.9 billion), as higher prices for groceries led to increased turnover for the food industry (2.3 percent to C$ 13.3 billion).
2022-11-15
Canada Wholesale Sales Set to Decrease in September
Wholesale sales in Canada decreased by 0.2% month-over-month in September of 2022, mainly reflecting lower sales in the miscellaneous goods subsector (-4.8%), preliminary estimates showed. Sales also fell for building materials and supplies (-3.9%) while those of motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and accessories were unchanged. On the other hand, sales rose for personal and household goods (+2.9%); farm products (+2.6%); food, beverage and tobacco products (+2.4%) and machinery, equipment and supplies (+1.5%).
2022-10-21