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Capital and Repair Expenditures Survey: Update

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Released: 2015-05-01

The release of data from the Annual Capital and Repair Expenditures Survey (actual spending for 2013) is postponed to May 26, 2015, while data for 2014 (preliminary) and 2015 (intentions) will be released on July 6, 2015.

Statistics Canada is currently implementing changes and improvements to the business survey data processing infrastructure and systems, on which the Annual Capital and Repair Expenditures Survey depends, and requires additional time to complete this work.

  Note to readers

As announced in The Daily on February 26, 2015, Statistics Canada has undertaken a comprehensive redesign of the Capital and Repair Expenditures Survey, also known as CAPEX. The redesign of CAPEX is part of a multi-year initiative conducted by Statistics Canada to further improve data coherence and quality across its economic statistics program.

For more information on the changes to the Annual Capital and Repair Expenditures Survey, consult Changes in the outputs of the capital and repair expenditures survey.

Contact information

For more information, contact us (toll-free 1-800-263-1136; 514-283-8300;

To enquire about the concepts, methods or data quality of this release, contact Craig Kuntz (613-951-7092;, Economic Statistics Field.

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