Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Consumer price index of women's clothing, Dec 2005

Consumer price index of women's clothing, Dec 2005

Jan '06
Consumer Price Index (CPI) during December 2005 indicates that consumers paid 2.2 percent more than in December 2004, according to Canadian Statistics released yesterday. For the goods and services included in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) basket, this is a slight increase compared to the 2.0 percent rise in November.

The 12-month change in the All-items index excluding energy was up 1.4 percent from December 2004 to December 2005, the same rate of increase as for November 2005.

Prices for women's clothing dropped 2.8 percent in December during pre-Christmas sales. However, prices from Prince Edward Island posted most substantial decrease (-12.0 percent), while Saskatchewan (+2.3 percent), Nova Scotia (+2.3 percent) and New Brunswick (+0.4 percent) were recorded higher.

The seasonally adjusted CPI increased between November and December.

Seasonally adjusted, the CPI was up 0.2 percent between November and December 2005.

Upward pressure came from the indexes for clothing and footwear (+0.5 percent), food (+0.1 percent), recreation, education and reading (+0.1 percent), as well as health and personal care (+0.2 percent), the release mentioned.

Must ReadView All

New EU rules for a fairer online economy apply from Jul 12

E-commerce | On 11th Jul 2020

New EU rules for a fairer online economy apply from Jul 12

The European Commission recently published a set of resources to help ...

Pic: Inditex

Retail | On 11th Jul 2020

Inditex to invest €2.7 billion for 2020-2022 plan

Inditex, a Spanish fashion retailer, has announced that to accelerate ...

Pic: Shutterstock

E-commerce | On 11th Jul 2020

ING Bank launches fashion marketplace in Romania

ING Bank, the fourth-largest bank by assets in Romania, launched its...

Interviews View All

Top executives, Textile industry

Top executives
Textile industry

GST has levelled the playing field to an extent

Top executives, Textile industry

Top executives
Textile industry

The budget will give major impetus to textile and apparel consumption

Darshan Mehta, Infinium Polychem

Darshan Mehta
Infinium Polychem

We are spending double digit figures on R&D

Ravindra Jain, Ashish Baid,

Ravindra Jain, Ashish Baid

Oswal Prints Private Limited has been manufacturing and exporting ethnic...

Wolfgang Muller,

Wolfgang Muller

Mayer & Cie is a leading global manufacturer of circular knitting...

Herbert Guebeli,

Herbert Guebeli

Switzerland-based Sedo Engineering develops technologies for the denim...

Matthew Kolmes, Supreme Corporation

Matthew Kolmes
Supreme Corporation

Supreme Corporation manufactures innovative specialty yarns and safety...

Georg Reinhold, Trützschler  Nonwovens & Man-Made Fibers

Georg Reinhold
Trützschler Nonwovens & Man-Made Fibers

Trützschler Nonwovens & Man-Made Fibers, a part of the Trützschler Group,...

S Ziya Gumuser, Teknomelt

S Ziya Gumuser

Turkish nonwoven manufacturer Teknomelt has been around for only seven...

Amiben Shroff, Shrujan

Amiben Shroff

From its modest beginning in the late 1960s, Shrujan has grown into a...

Yash P. Kotak, Bombay Hemp Company

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Divvya and Nidhhi Gambhir, Walnut

Divvya and Nidhhi Gambhir

<b>Divvya and Nidhhi Gambhir</b> started their career with the launch of...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies


Leave your Comments

July 2020

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

Advanced Search