Domestic trade in October 2007

30.11.2007

Compared to September, in October of this year, according to seasonally adjusted data (the influence of season and number of working days has been taken into account), can be observed decrease of retail trade turnover by 1.1%, according to data of the Central Statistical Bureau. Compared to October 2006, the turnover has grown by 9.1% (data adjusted by number of working days).

But in comparison with the corresponding period of 2006, retail turnover in January – October of 2007 has increased by 22.1% (data adjusted by number of working days).

Retail trade turnover of enterprises by main activity in October 2007

At constant prices

I-X 2007 in % over
I-X 2006 (adjusted by number of working days)

X 2007 in % over

IX 2007

X 2006

seasonally
adjusted

(adjusted by number of working days)

Total

122.1

98.9

109.1

of which in enterprises with main activity:

retail trade in non-specialised stores selling mainly food

110.9

99.3

104.2

retail trade in food, beverages and tobacco in specialised stores

102.7

102.9

100.0

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

104.1

105.5

94.5

retail trade in pharmaceutical and medical goods, cosmetics and toiletry

124.8

100.9

118.2

retail trade in textiles, clothing, footwear and leather ware

142.8

99.7

125.0

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

147.6

99.4

118.2

other retail trade in specialised stores

118.7

98.2

103.2

Compared to previous month, in October 2007 retail trade turnover of enterprises the main activity of which is the sale of motor vehicles, motorcycles and parts thereof increased by 3.6%, according to seasonally adjusted data, but, compared to October of the previous year (data adjusted by number of working days), there was an increase of 16.4%.

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 January - October of 2007 rose by 27.7% (data adjusted by number of working days).

Compared to September, the turnover of automotive fuel retail trade in enterprises in October of this year has grown by 9.7%, according to seasonally adjusted data. Compared to October 2006, the turnover has grown by 4.0% (data adjusted by number of working days).

Prepared by the Trade and Services Statistics Section
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