Wholesale sales in Canada likely advanced by 1.4 percent month-over-month in October of 2021, following a 1.0 percent rise in the previous month, preliminary estimates showed. It was the best monthly performance in the sector since March, reflecting higher sales in the motor vehicle and motor vehicles parts and accessories subsector (+9.0%), as well as stronger sales figures in the miscellaneous goods (+2.2%) and the building materials and supplies (+2.0%) subsectors. On the other hand, significant headwinds continued to subdue sales of farm products (-6.1%) and to a lesser extent, sales of food, beverage, and tobacco products (-1.3%). source: Statistics Canada

Wholesale Sales in Canada averaged 0.45 percent from 1993 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 19.30 percent in June of 2020 and a record low of -22 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 November of 2021.

Wholesale Sales in Canada is expected to be 1.00 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 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Canada Wholesale Sales MoM


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-11-15 01:30 PM Wholesale Sales MoM Final Sep 1% 0.7% 1.1% 1.1%
2021-11-22 01:30 PM Wholesale Sales MoM Prel Oct 1.4% 1% 0.7%
2021-12-16 01:30 PM Wholesale Sales MoM Final Oct 1% 1.4% 1.4%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Industrial Production Mom -1.10 1.90 percent Jul/21
Industrial Production 4.60 8.89 percent Jul/21
Manufacturing Production 2.30 8.20 percent Jul/21
Capacity Utilization 82.00 81.40 percent Jun/21
New Orders 59066854.00 60575256.00 CAD THO Sep/21
Changes in Inventories 8308.00 -5791.00 CAD Million Jun/21
Bankruptcies 155.00 137.00 Companies Sep/21
Corporate Profits 105545.00 100719.00 CAD Million Jun/21
Car Registrations 144276.00 149778.00 Units Sep/21
Leading Economic Index 0.40 -0.10 percent Aug/21
Manufacturing Sales 4.10 -3.00 percent Oct/21
Wholesale Sales 1.40 1.00 percent Oct/21
Mining Production 13.20 15.90 percent Jul/21

News Stream
Canada Wholesale Sales Growth Gains Pace
Wholesale sales in Canada likely advanced by 1.4 percent month-over-month in October of 2021, following a 1.0 percent rise in the previous month, preliminary estimates showed. It was the best monthly performance in the sector since March, reflecting higher sales in the motor vehicle and motor vehicles parts and accessories subsector (+9.0%), as well as stronger sales figures in the miscellaneous goods (+2.2%) and the building materials and supplies (+2.0%) subsectors. On the other hand, significant headwinds continued to subdue sales of farm products (-6.1%) and to a lesser extent, sales of food, beverage, and tobacco products (-1.3%).
2021-11-22
Canada September Wholesale Sales Slightly Miss Estimates
Wholesale sales in Canada rose 1.0 percent month-over-month to C$ 71.3 billion in September of 2021, following an upwardly revised 0.7 percent gain in the previous month but slightly missing preliminary estimates of 1.1 percent. It was the fifth straight expansion in wholesale trade and the fastest since last March, underpinned by higher sales in the miscellaneous goods (+5.9 percent), in particular agricultural supplies, and the machinery, equipment and supplies (+2.7 percent) subsectors. This month’s improvement was, nonetheless, limited by lower sales in the motor vehicles, parts and accessories (-2.0 percent) and the building material and supplies (-1.4 percent) subsectors. On a quarterly basis, Q3 wholesale sales fell 1.6 percent to C$ 212.0 billion, the first quarterly contraction since the April-June period of 2020, amid lower sales of lumber, millwork, hardware and other building supplies.
2021-11-15
Canada Wholesale Sales Rise the Most in 6 Months
Wholesale sales in Canada likely advanced by 1.1 percent month-over-month in September of 2021, following a 0.3 percent rise in the previous month, preliminary estimates showed. It was the steepest expansion in wholesale trade since last March, underpinned by higher sales in the miscellaneous goods (+6.2%) and the machinery, equipment and supplies (+1.9%) subsectors. Meanwhile, significant headwinds continued to subdue sales of farm products (-3.7%) and the motor vehicles, parts and accessories (-2-4%) subsectors.
2021-10-25

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.