Domestic trade in November 2006

29.12.2006

Compared to October, retail trade turnover at constant prices in November 2006 decreased by 6.0% but compared to November 2005 it has increased by 22.5%.

Compared to January-November 2005, retail trade turnover in January-November 2006 rose by 19.4%.

Retail trade turnover of enterprises by main activity in November 2006

Main activity of enterprises

at constant prices

I-XI 2006 as % of
I-XI 2005

XI 2006 as % of

X 2006

XI 2005

Seasonally non-
adjusted

Seasonally adjusted

Seasonally non-
adjusted

adjusted
by the number of working days

Total

119.4

94.0

98.8

122.5

121.8

of which in enterprises with main activity:

retail trade in non-specialised stores selling mainly food

111.0

98.0

100.8

116.1

116.6

retail trade in food, beverages and tobacco in specialised stores

107.3

99.7

100.5

102.4

102.4

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

114.6

89.0

97.7

116.4

116.4

retail trade in pharmaceutical and medical goods, cosmetics and toiletry

115.5

93.5

96.4

112.4

112.4

retail trade in textiles, clothing, footwear and leather ware

142.8

88.7

95.3

150.0

147.4

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

132.9

92.6

101.0

140.5

138.3

other retail trade in specialised stores

118.0

93.2

97.2

109.9

109.9

retail trade in second-hand goods

149.6

94.6

158.9

retail trade outside stores

122.4

88.5

116.2

Compared to October, retail trade turnover of enterprises the main activity of which is the sale of motor vehicles, motorcycles and parts thereof decreased in November 2006 by 1.9% but

compared to November last year, it has increased by 62.8%, of which the increase in the sale of motor vehicles was 93.1%.

Compared to January-November 2005, the turnover of trade in motor vehicles, motorcycles and parts thereof in January-November 2006 increased by 72.5%.

Compared to November 2005, the turnover of automotive fuel retail trade enterprises in November this year increased by 35.7%.

Compared to the corresponding period of 2005, the turnover of automotive fuel retail trade enterprises in January-November 2006 rose by 21.7%.

Compared to October 2006, the turnover of catering enterprises in November 2006 decreased by 6.4% but compared to the corresponding period of 2005 it has increased by 7%.

Prepared by the Trade and Services Statistics Section
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