Domestic trade in July 2007

30.08.2007

In July increase of retail trade turnover (at constant prices) can be observed, according to the Central Statistical Bureau. Compared to June it has increased by 2.3%Compared to July 2006, the turnover has increased by 24.7%.

In comparison with the corresponding period of 2006, retail turnover in first seven months of 2007 has increased by 25.8%.

Main activity of
enterprises

At constant prices

2007 I–VII
in % over
2006 I-VII

2007 VII as % of

2007 VI

2006 VII

seasonally non-
adjusted

seasonally
adjusted

seasonally non-
adjusted

adjusted
by the number of working days

Total

125.8

102.3

100.8

124.7

124.0

of which in enterprises with main activity:

retail trade in non-specialised stores selling mainly food

112.4

96.9

96.5

107.6

107.9

retail trade in food, beverages and tobacco in specialised stores

103.0

99.4

99.0

107.5

107.5

retail trade in non-specialised stores selling mainly non-food

106.6

103.6

99.2

105.0

105.0

retail trade in pharmaceutical and medical goods, cosmetics and toiletry

126.7

97.8

102.8

135.9

134.5

retail trade in textiles, clothing, footwear and leather ware

150.2

120.1

118.2

159.0

159.6

retail trade in furniture, lighting fixtures, household goods, electrical appliances, radio, TV goods, construction materials, paints, glassware and other goods

157.6

107.3

102.8

150.9

148.5

other retail trade in specialised stores

124.7

98.9

98.2

123.3

123.3

retail trade in second-hand goods

122.3

93.5

109.0

retail trade outside stores

104.2

105.2

114.7

Compared to previous month, retail trade turnover (at constant prices) of enterprises the main activity of which is the sale of motor vehicles, motorcycles and parts thereof in July 2007 decreased by 0.5 %, but, compared to July of the previous year, there was an increase of 36.6%, of which the increase in the sale of motor vehicles increased by 41%.

Compared to the same period of 2006, the retail trade turnover of enterprises the main activity of which is the sale of motor vehicles, motorcycles and parts thereof in the first seven months of 2007 increased by 35.9%. Sale of motor vehicles in this period retained a high turnover growth – 48.2%.

Compared to June 2007, the turnover of catering enterprises in July 2007 increased by 14.6%, but compared to the corresponding period of 2006 it has increased by 17.8%.

Compared to the same period of 2006, turnover of catering enterprises in first seven months of 2007 has increased by 11.2%.

Prepared by the Trade and Services Statistics Section
Tel.7366632
Dzintra Berzina