30 April 2013 16:18 [Source: ICIS news]
TORONTO (ICIS)--Canadian chemicals and chemical product prices rose 0.5% in March from February, a statistics agency said on Tuesday.
Compared with March 2012, prices were flat, Statistics Canada said in a data release.
Prices for rubber, leather and plastics products rose 0.6% in March from February, and they were up 1.8% year on year from March 2012.
Prices for Canadian petroleum and coal products fell 1.8% in March from February but were up 0.1% year on year from March 2012.
Overall, Canadian industrial product prices rose 0.1% in March from February, led by higher prices for motor vehicles and equipment. Compared with March 2012, industrial product prices were up 0.9% year on year.
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