In July retail trade turnover increased by 2.1%
Data of Central Statistical Bureau show that, compared to June, total retail trade turnover in July 2013 rose by 2.1%, according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices. Retail trade in food products increased by 0.9%, whereas of non-food products – by 2.9%.
In comparison with June, total retail trade turnover at current prices, not considering the seasonality, in July of this year has grown by 7.4%. A year ago – in July 2012, compared to June, turnover rose by 3.4%.
Retail trade turnover indices
(as % over average monthly turnover of 2010, at constant prices)
Compared to July 2012, total retail trade turnover in July of this year increased by 5.5%, according to calendar adjusted data at constant prices.Rise in food commodity group comprised 2.4%, but in non-food commodity group – 7.6%, of which in retail sale of automotive fuel – 9.6%.
In comparison with July of the previous year, total retail trade turnover at current prices rose by 7.2% (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)
In the first seven months of this year, as compared to the same period of the previous year, total retail trade turnover has grown by 6.2%, according to calendar adjusted data. Rise in food commodity group comprised 3.8%, but retail trade in non-food products has grown by 7.9%.
Turnover indices of retail trade enterprises by main kind of economic activity
(at constant prices)
I - VII 2013 % over I - VII 2012
VII 2013 as % over
VI 2013 (seasonally adjusted)
Retail trade - total
retail sale of food products, total
retail sale of non-food products, total
retail sale in non-specialised 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, tools, construction materials and plumbing
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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