Canada chemical prices rise 0.1% in Nov from Oct

06 January 2012 13:55  [Source: ICIS news]

TORONTO (ICIS)--Canadian prices for chemicals and chemical products rose by 0.1% in November 2011 from October, a government statistics agency said on Friday.

Compared with November 2010, prices for chemicals and chemical products were up by 6.7% year on year, Statistics Canada said in a data release.

Meanwhile, prices for rubber, leather and plastics products fell by 0.2% in November from October, but were up by 3.4% year on year from November 2010.

Canada’s overall industrial product prices rose by 0.2% in November from October, primarily because of higher prices for Canadian petroleum and coal products.

Compared with November 2010, overall industrial product prices were up by 4.2% year on year.

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