Canada: Retail Sales

Tuesday, 21 February 2012 04:15

According to Statistics Canada country’s retail sales decreased by seasonally adjusted 0.2% in December to give total CAD38.6 billion.

Today’s reading came in line with economist expectations after four successive months of improving.

Core retail sales reminded unchanged after November’s 0.4% increase.

Analysts’ forecast showed increase of 0.2% in December.