The number of employers in the province grew by an average of 3.0% per year from 2009 to 2015. The construction industry was the fastest growing industry group and Estevan was the fastest growing location. With the slowdown, the number declined by 0.9% in 2016 and will probably do so again in 2017.
THE 2016 CROP
With relatively good weather for the harvest, the quality and quantity of this year's crop is good. Prices are, however, down from a year ago.
Capital productivity in the business sector, the contribution of capital stock to economic growth, is falling in Saskatchewan more quickly than in other provinces. The reason seems to be that investments are focussed on enhancing labour productivity.
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