Table 1 
Wholesale merchants' sales by industry—seasonally adjusted 

Wholesale merchants' sales by industry—seasonally adjusted
  November
2022
October
2023r
November
2023p
October to November 2023 November 2022 to November 2023
  millions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollars % change% change
Total, wholesale sales (current dollars) 82,677 126,986 123,294 -2.9 49.1
Total, wholesale sales (current dollars), excluding petroleum and oilseed and grain .. 81,764 82,490 0.9 -0.2
Total, wholesale sales (2012 chained dollars), excluding petroleum and oilseed and grain .. 61,773 62,172 0.6 ..
Total wholesale sales (current dollars), excluding motor vehicle and parts 69,058 67,442 67,689 0.4 -2.0
Farm product (excluding oilseed and grain) 1,254 1,412 1,305 -7.6 4.1
Oilseed and grain merchant1 .. 3,418 3,256 -4.7 ..
Petroleum, petroleum products, and other hydrocarbons1 .. 41,804 37,548 -10.2 ..
Food, beverage and tobacco 14,579 14,744 14,695 -0.3 0.8
Food 13,036 12,999 12,984 -0.1 -0.4
Beverage 814 963 938 -2.6 15.3
Cigarette and tobacco product 495 521 525 0.8 6.2
Cannabis 234 260 247 -5.1 5.8
Personal and household goods 11,380 11,323 11,495 1.5 1.0
Textile, clothing and footwear 1,396 1,332 1,347 1.1 -3.5
Home entertainment equipment and household appliance 762 825 799 -3.1 4.8
Home furnishings 673 697 732 5.0 8.7
Personal goods 979 961 970 1.0 -0.9
Pharmaceuticals and pharmacy supplies 7,569 7,509 7,647 1.8 1.0
Toiletries, cosmetics and sundries 1,091 1,017 1,136 11.7 4.1
Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and accessories 13,618 14,322 14,801 3.3 8.7
Motor vehicle 10,875 11,682 12,121 3.8 11.5
New motor vehicle parts and accessories 2,666 2,568 2,612 1.7 -2.0
Used motor vehicle parts and accessories 77 72 68 -5.7 -11.6
Building material and supplies 12,153 12,045 12,266 1.8 0.9
Electrical, plumbing, heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 3,666 3,867 3,989 3.2 8.8
Metal service centres 2,345 2,210 2,196 -0.6 -6.4
Lumber, millwork, hardware and other building supplies 6,142 5,968 6,081 1.9 -1.0
Machinery, equipment and supplies 17,681 17,619 17,610 -0.1 -0.4
Farm, lawn and garden machinery and equipment 2,477 2,587 2,601 0.6 5.0
Construction, forestry, mining, and industrial machinery, equipment and supplies 6,150 6,030 6,072 0.7 -1.3
Computer and communications equipment and supplies 4,911 4,870 4,789 -1.6 -2.5
Other machinery, equipment and supplies 4,143 4,133 4,146 0.3 0.1
Miscellaneous 12,013 10,298 10,319 0.2 -14.1
Recyclable material 1,311 1,260 1,148 -8.9 -12.5
Paper, paper product and disposable plastic product 1,244 1,165 1,176 1.0 -5.5
Agricultural supplies 4,508 3,463 3,622 4.6 -19.6
Chemical (except agricultural) and allied product 2,071 1,789 1,768 -1.2 -14.6
Mineral, ore and precious metal x 488 514 5.1 x
Log, wood chips, and other wood products x 91 105 15.8 x
Other miscellaneous 2,329 2,042 1,985 -2.8 -14.7
r
revised
p
preliminary
..
not available for a specific reference period
x
suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act
Note(s):
Figures may not add up to totals as a result of rounding.
Source(s):
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