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INDUSTRY PULSE: US manufacturers continue to deliver

OTTAWA, Ont. -- In contrast to Canada over the last few months, US manufacturers have been enjoying a long run.


OTTAWA, Ont. — In contrast to Canada over the last few months, US manufacturers have been enjoying a long run.

Canada’s principal trading partner reported big gains in computer manufacturing which boosted total US shipments by 1.4% to $389.4 billion in January, the eighth increase in the last nine months.

Meanwhile, US unfilled orders declined for only the first time in the past 11 months (-0.2%). Strong domestic and foreign demand has benefited US manufacturers over the last year.


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