In July retail trade turnover increased by 2.1%

30.08.2013

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

(calendar adjusted)

VII 2013 as % over

VI 2013 (seasonally adjusted)

VII 2012

(calendar adjusted)

Retail trade - total

106.2

102.1

105.5

 

retail sale of  food products, total

103.8

100.9

102.4

 

retail sale of  non-food products, total

107.9

102.9

107.6

 

 

retail sale in non-specialised stores selling mainly non-food products

89.8

99.3

86.8

 

 

retail sale of pharmaceutical and medical goods

108.2

102.0

109.3

 

 

retail sale of  textiles, clothing, footwear and leather goods

114.4

108.0

117.8

 

 

retail sale of hardware, tools, construction materials and plumbingRetail sale of hardware, paints and glass

101.9

98.9

 

104.0

 

 

retail sale of furniture, lighting equipment and other household articles in specialised stores

131.0

101.3

 

131.1

 

 

retail sale of automotive fuel

110.9

103.9

109.6

Sale of motor vehicles and motorcycles

115.6

99.8

114.5

More information on seasonally adjusted, calendar adjusted and non-adjusted retail trade turnover indices is available in the CSB database.

More information:
Trade and Services Statistics Section
Līga Bajore, phone +371 67366633