1 March 2011
Shipments close 2010 on a down note
OTTAWA—Printing shipments closed off 2010 on a down note, though the decline is less steep than 2009, according to the latest StatsCan report. In 09, printing shipments took a whipping to the tune of a 12% decline. Still, we're a long way from past peaks.


Shipments (in millions) 2010 2009 Change
December $648.1 $666.9 -2.8%
Year to date $ 8,059.6 $ 8,513.4 -5.3%

Comments:
1. Brian Mcconnell says:
2 March 2011 at 3:44 PM
This is good news? The industry is down over 5% from a very bad year and the economy is in rebound. As the numbers shrink the % decline will continue to look better even though the industry is shrinking to nothing. Not really progress.
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