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Business Nova Scotia active with US Trade initiatives

By Sean Mitton, Canadian Expat Nertwork
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Nova Scotia statistics (Source: Nova Scotia Business)

Population 940,397 (October-December  2009)
Employment 452,000 (December 2009)
Unemployment Rate 9.6% (December 2009)
Income (per capita)  $31,937 (2008)
GDP ($millions) $34,188 (2008)
CPI 2.6% (December 2009)

Key Sectors 2006

    * Community, Business & Personal Services 29.6%
    * Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Renting & Leasing 20.8%
    * Trade 11.2%
    * Public Administration 10.6%
    * Manufacturing 10.1%
    * Resource Industries 7.5%
    * Construction 6.5%
    * Transportation and warehousing 4.2%

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