OTTAWA, July 15 (Reuters) - Canadian factory sales jumped by 10.7% in May from April as many manufacturers resumed operations following partial shutdowns related to the coronavirus, Statistics Canada said on Wednesday. Excluding vehicles and parts, manufacturing sales were up 6.8%. Month/month change (%)
May Apr(rev) Apr(prev) Sales
-28.5 Sales ex-autos
-0.6 Unfilled orders
-1.2 New orders
May Apr(rev) Apr(prev) Inv/sale ratio
NOTE: Analysts surveyed by Reuters had forecast a 9.5% increase in the value of shipments in May from April. All figures are seasonally adjusted. (Reporting by Dale Smith; Edited by David Ljunggren) ((email@example.com; Reuters Ottawa Bureau +1 613 235 6745))
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