(Adds details) OTTAWA, March 21 (Reuters) - Canadian wholesale trade fell for the first time in four months in January, dropping 0.2 percent largely because of weak motor vehicle sales, Statistics Canada said on Monday. Analysts had expected, on average, an increase of 0.5 percent. The decrease was mostly due to a 7.1 percent drop in motor vehicle sales in January compared with a 6.9 percent rise in December, Statscan said. Excluding the automotive sector, wholesale sales climbed 1.1 ...
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