Manufacturing Sales in Saskatchewan declined only 0.3 per cent August to September. Three provinces had worse showings. Statistics Canada says, across the nation, sales were up one per cent. Taking the year-long view, sales rose 5.5 per cent here in September as compared to the same month a year ago. Nationally, sales were up 7.8 per cent over the same period. Sales in Saskatchewan September rang in at about $1.5 billion dollars.