Household net worth grew 4.1 per cent on a year-on-year basis to reach $1.4 trillion in 4Q2013. Growth in the household sector’s assets and liabilities has generally moderated in all four quarters of 2013.
Domestic wholesale trade (seasonally adjusted) contracted by 2.7% in 4Q2013 over 3Q2013. Excluding petroleum, domestic wholesale trade decreased 1.1%. Foreign wholesale trade (seasonally adjusted) increased 2.5% in 4Q2013 over 3Q2013. Excluding petroleum, foreign wholesale trade grew by 3.2%.