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Retail sales of alcoholic beverages in Canada: Raise in Q4 of 2017

According to figures published by Canada National Statistical Office, in 4th quarter 2017 alcoholic beverages sales hardly increased by 1.85 percent. Alcoholic beverages sales went up slightly by 134 545 thousand Canadian Dollars, as it follows the tendency of the prior quarter when it climbed by 9.7%. It reached its 5-year high. When considering the previous year, it can be established that the variable was going up by 1.18 percent and noticed 6 881 637 thousand Canadian Dollars. Year-on-year, this illustrates a 7.72 percent shift between Q4 2016 and the same quarter one year later. Canada saw an increase of 70.74% in alcoholic beverages sales over the past 5 years. Likewise, the alcoholic beverages sales is now bigger than its average which equals 5 896 551.67 thousand Canadian Dollars with a modest overall rise since the start of observations. It attained its minimum of 4 341 536 thousand Canadian Dollars in Q1 of 2012.

Retail sales of alcoholic beverages in Canada: Raise in Q4 of 2017
Date Thousand Canadian Dollars Variation
Q4 2017 7 412 699.00 1.85
Q3 2017 7 278 154.00 9.7
Q2 2017 6 634 330.00 29.36
Q1 2017 5 128 680.00 -25.47
Q4 2016 6 881 637.00 1.18
Q3 2016 6 801 333.00 9.15
Q2 2016 6 231 293.00 23.74
Q1 2016 5 035 953.00 -22.97
Q4 2015 6 537 890.00 -2.48
Q3 2015 6 704 400.00 11.96

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