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Canada September wholesale sales most likely increased by 0.4% - Statscan flash estimate

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Canadian wholesale sales in September most likely increased by 0.4% after rising 0.3% in August, Statscan said in a flash estimate released on Friday.

OTTAWA, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Canadian wholesale sales in September most likely increased by 0.4% after rising 0.3% in August, Statscan said in a flash estimate released on Friday.

The agency said the estimate had been calculated based on responses received from 58.5% of companies surveyed. The average final response rate for the survey over the past 12 months has been 89.0%, it added.

(Reporting by David Ljunggren, editing by Dale Smith)

((Reuters Ottawa bureau, 647 480 7891; david.ljunggren@tr.com)

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