In January retail trade experienced annual increase of 3.2%
Data of Central Statistical Bureau show that, compared to December 2013, total retail trade turnover in January 2014 reduced by 0.6%, according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices. Retail trade in food products has dropped by 1.7%, whereas of non-food products increased by 0.1%.
In comparison with December of last year, total retail trade turnover at current prices, not considering the seasonality, in January decreased by 19.1%. A year ago – in January 2013, compared to December 2012 – turnover reduced by 18.8%.
Retail trade turnover indices
(as % over average monthly turnover of 2010, at constant prices)
Compared to January 2013, total retail trade turnover in January 2014 rose by 3.2%, according to calendar adjusted data at constant prices. Rise in food commodity group comprised 2.9%. In non-food commodity group increase comprised 3.4%, of which in retail sale of automotive fuel – 6.7%. Most rapid turnover increase in January was observed in retail sale via mail order houses or via Internet – 29.2%, in retail sale of second-hand goods – 14.8%, in retail sale of furniture, lighting equipment and other household articles – 8.4%.
In comparison with January of last year, total retail trade turnover at current prices rose by 3.5% (not taking into account the calendar influence).
Changes in turnover of retail trade enterprises
(as % of corresponding month of previous year, at constant prices, according to calendar adjusted data)
Turnover indices of retail trade enterprises by main kind of economic activity (at constant prices)
January 2014 (%) over
Retail trade - total
retail sale of food products, total
retail sale of non-food products, total
retail sale in non-specialized stores selling mainly non-food products
retail sale of pharmaceutical and medical goods
retail sale of textiles, clothing, footwear and leather goods
retail sale of hardware, paints and glass
retail sale of furniture, lighting equipment and other household articles in specialised stores
retail sale of automotive fuel
Sale of motor vehicles and motorcycles
More information on seasonally adjusted, calendar adjusted and non-adjusted retail trade turnover indices is available in the CSB database.
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