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The Daily

Monday, October 30, 2006
August 2006 

The computer and peripherals price indexes are now available for August.

The index for commercial computers declined 0.3% from July to 36.6 (2001=100). The index for consumer computers fell 1.1% to 17.5.

In the case of computer peripherals, monitor prices increased 0.2% to 56.0 and printer prices were down 0.8% to 51.4.

These indexes are available at the Canada level only.

Available on CANSIM: tables 331-0001 and 331-0002.

Definitions, data sources and methods: survey number 5032.

For more information on these indexes, contact Client Services (toll-free 1-866-230-2248; 613-951-9606; To enquire about the concepts, methods or data quality of this release, contact Neil Killips (613-951-5722;, Prices Division.