Amadeusz Juskowiak

Canada industrial prices up 02 pct in month

Canadas industrial product price index rose 02 pct in January after falling 02 pct in each of the two previous months Statistics Canada said

The rise was led by price gains for papers pharmaceuticals and petroleum and coal products Price declines were recorded for meat products lumber and motor vehicles

On a year over year basis the federal agency said the index fell 09 pct in January the largest yearly decline on record