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Retail sales of publications in Canada grows in Q4 of 2017

According to data announced by Canada National Statistical Office, in comparison to the previous quarter publications sales rose by 15.13 percent. Publications sales increased by 132 904 thousand Canadian Dollars, as it follows the tendency of the prior quarter when it grew by 18.28%. The previous year, this shift hit 0.58 percent and the variable attained 972 858 thousand Canadian Dollars in Q4 2016. Year-on-year, this reveals a 3.94% fluctuation between Q4 2016 and the same quarter the year after. Canada saw a growth of 27.15% in publications sales over the past 5 years. In comparison with its average, the publications sales is now higher as the mean equals 914 329.08 thousand Canadian Dollars with a modest overall drop since the start of observations. It reached its all-time high of 1 130 220 thousand Canadian Dollars in Q4 of 2013 and record low of 692 813 thousand Canadian Dollars in Q1 of 2017.

Retail sales of publications in Canada grows in Q4 of 2017
Date Thousand Canadian Dollars Variation
Q4 2017 1 011 225.00 15.13
Q3 2017 878 321.00 18.28
Q2 2017 742 550.00 7.18
Q1 2017 692 813.00 -28.79
Q4 2016 972 858.00 0.58
Q3 2016 967 205.00 11.28
Q2 2016 869 129.00 15.25
Q1 2016 754 135.00 -32.03
Q4 2015 1 109 470.00 4.72
Q3 2015 1 059 484.00 20.82

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