Saskatchewan is leading the country in a key economic indictor.
From March 2022 to April 2022 the value of retail trade in Saskatchewan increased by 1.4 per cent, seasonally adjusted, the highest increase among the provinces.
In April 2022 the total value of retail trade in Saskatchewan was over 2 billion dollars.
Trade and Export Development Minister, Jeremy Harrison, said that since the start of the year, Saskatchewan has consistently ranked in the top three provinces for annual retail sales growth reflecting the continued strength of the economy.
Between April 2021 and April 2022 the value of retail trade in the province increased by 7.0 per cent, seasonally adjusted, which is the second highest increase among the provinces.
Saskatchewan is also leading the country in several other economic indicators. In March 2022, year over year manufacturing sales increased by 44.6 per cent, the highest increase among the provinces, and in April 2022 year over year wholesale trade grew 29.4 per cent and urban housing starts increased by 43.6 per cent, the first and third highest increases in the country respectively.