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Production refers to the quantity of products manufactured in Canada during a reference period including intermediate products. These products may be shipped or retained in inventory.


Shipments refer to the quantity of manufactured goods that are shipped, during the reference period from the plant to customers, in domestic or export markets.


Shipments of goods destined for customers outside of Canada.

More detailed data are available from the Annual Survey of Manufactures and Logging, CANSIM Table 301-0006. In addition, data on Products Shipped by Canadian Manufacturers (31C0020) are available by contacting us (toll-free 1-800-263-1136; 1-514-283-8300;

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