Canadian Manufacturing

Ontario leads small gains in manufacturing index

Manufacturing purchasing managers generally saw expanded production and new business volumes in July

August 4, 2015  by The Canadian Press

TORONTO—A gauge of business conditions for Canada’s manufacturing sector remained in positive territory in July for the second month in a row.

The RBC Canadian manufacturing index was 50.8 last month, indicating purchasing managers in the sector generally saw expanded production and new business volumes.

Ontario showed the strongest improvement of the four regions in the Canadian national purchasing manufacturing index, while the Alberta-B.C. region was the weakest.

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