Canada’s manufacturing sales rose 20pc to $59.2bn in June from the same month last year and grew by 2.1pc from May this year, according to Statistics Canada (StatCan).
The sales of non-metallic mineral products increased by 11.6pc to $1.3bn in June annually, while they dropped by 0.6pc from the previous month. Sales of primary metals rose by 41.7pc to $5bn in June from the same month last year and grew by 1.1pc from May this year.
Sales of fabricated metal products rose by 19.5pc to $3.5bn in June from the previous year and inched up by 0.4pc from May. Sales of machinery saw a 15.9pc rise to $3.2bn in June annually and increased by 3pc from May this year.
Sales of transportation equipment dropped by 15.7pc to $7.5bn in June from the same year-ago period and increased by 14.5pc from May 2021. Motor vehicles sales fell by 26.8pc to $2.9bn in June on an annual basis and grew by 25.6pc from May. Motor vehicle body and trailer surged by 35pc to $340mn in June from last year while sales rose by 7.9pc from May. Motor vehicles parts sales fell by 11.8pc to $2.1bn in June from the same month last year and increased by 4.8pc from May 2021.
Aerospace products and parts saw an 8.7pc decline to $1.5bn in June annually and increased by 21.7pc from May this year. Railroad rolling stock saw a 4.2pc decline in sales to $169mn in June annually and fell by 13.2pc from the previous month. Sales of ship and boat building dropped by 6.1pc to $223mn in June from the same year-ago month and saw a 3.5pc drop from May this year, StatCan stated.