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Couriers and Messengers Services Price Index

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October 2009 (Previous release)

The Couriers and Messengers Services Price Index increased 0.4% in October compared with September. The courier portion rose 0.6%, while the local messengers component was down 0.3%.

Note: The Couriers and Messengers Services Price Index is a monthly price index measuring the change over time in prices for courier and messenger services provided by long and short distance delivery companies to Canadian-based business clients.

These indexes are available at the Canada level only.

Available on CANSIM: table 329-0053.

Definitions, data sources and methods: survey number 5064.

For more information, or to enquire about the concepts, methods or data quality of this release, contact the Client Services Section (613-951-9606; fax: 613-951-3117; prices-prix@statcan.gc.ca), Producer Prices Division.