Canada Nov wholesale trade most likely rose 2.7% - Statscan flash estimate

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OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian wholesale trade most likely rose 2.7% in November from October, led by higher sales in the building materials and supplies subsector, Statistics Canada said in a flash estimate on Tuesday.

The estimate was calculated based on a weighted response rate of 48.6%. The final response rate for the survey over the past 12 months has been 85.5%.

(This story corrects number in headline to 2.7% from 1.4%)

(Reporting by Julie Gordon in Ottawa; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

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