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Retail sales of pharmaceuticals in Canada: Growth in Q4 of 2017

Pharmaceuticals sales negligibly went up by 4.02 percent compared with the prior quarter, according to statistics presented by Canada National Statistical Office. The variable slightly grew by 355 867 thousand Canadian Dollars, in contrast to the previous quarter when it declined by 3.06%. It's new all-time peak since 2012. One year earlier, this fluctuation reached 4.72% and the indicator attained 9 144 152 thousand Canadian Dollars in Q4 2016. In short, the variable was 0.8% higher in Q4 2016 than in Q4 2017. Canada saw a raise of 31.68% in pharmaceuticals sales during the last 5 years. Besides, the pharmaceuticals sales is now above average of 8 082 999.29 thousand Canadian Dollars with a modest overall increase since the 2012. It hit its minimum of 6 999 694 thousand Canadian Dollars in 1Q 2012.

Retail sales of pharmaceuticals in Canada: Growth in Q4 of 2017
Date Thousand Canadian Dollars Variation
Q4 2017 9 217 335.00 4.02
Q3 2017 8 861 468.00 -3.06
Q2 2017 9 140 769.00 4.9
Q1 2017 8 713 648.00 -4.71
Q4 2016 9 144 152.00 4.72
Q3 2016 8 732 161.00 -1.77
Q2 2016 8 889 820.00 3.81
Q1 2016 8 563 704.00 0.86
Q4 2015 8 490 639.00 5.17
Q3 2015 8 073 579.00 =

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