June 7, 2000
For immediate release
Provincial Treasurer, Pat Mella, is pleased to announce the release of the twenty-sixth edition of the Province of Prince Edward Island Annual Statistical Review. The 1999 Review contains extensive and comprehensive socio-economic information for Prince Edward Island. The Minister noted that the statistics in the Annual Review illustrate record highs for 1999 in many sectors of the economy, such as tourism, retail sales, manufacturing shipments, and exports. She said that the report indicates that the provinces's economic performance is strong and sustained.
The Review is widely distributed and provides a reference for government and the general public on a broad selection of information concerning Prince Edward Island such as economic indicators, the population, and the social situation. Copies may be obtained from the Island Information Service (tel. (902) 368-4000, fax (902) 368-5544.)
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