In June retail trade turnover increased by 0.8%

30.07.2015

Data of Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, compared to May, the total retail trade turnoverin June 2015 rose by 0.8%, according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices. Retail trade in food products rose by 1.6%, whereas turnover of non-food products – by 0.3%.

Compared to May, the total retail trade turnover at current prices, not taking into account seasonality, in June grew by 2.9%. A year ago – in June 2014, compared to May, turnover grew by 0.3%.

Retail trade turnover indices (as % over average monthly turnover of 2010, at constant prices)

Data source: Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia

Compared to June 2014, the total retail trade turnover in June 2015 increased by 6.8%, according to calendar adjusted data at constant prices. Rise in food commodity group comprised 3.7%. In non-food commodity group there was an increase of 9.0%, of which in retail sale of automotive fuel – of 14.1%.

Total retail trade turnover at current prices rose by 4.7% (not taking into account the calendar influence).

Changes in turnover of retail trade enterprises (as % of corresponding month of the previous year, at constant prices, according to calendar adjusted data)

Data source: Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia

In the 1st half-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. Retail trade in food products grew by 2.8%, retail trade of non-food products – by 8.6%.

Turnover indices of retail trade enterprises by main kind of economic activity (at constant prices)

 

January-June 2015 as % of January-June 2014 (calendar adjusted)

June 2015 (%) over

May 2015 (seasonally adjusted)

June 2014 (calendar adjusted)

Retail trade - total

106.2

100.8

106.8

 

retail sale of  food products, total

102.8

101.6

103.7

 

retail sale of  non-food products, total

108.6

100.3

109.0

 

 

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

94.7

95.0

96.1

 

 

retail sale of pharmaceutical and medical goods

106.3

101.8

104.8

 

 

retail sale of  textiles, clothing, footwear and leather goods

102.7

102.5

105.6

 

 

retail sale of hardware, paints and glass

103.4

96.7

101.4

 

 

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

106.9

97.4

102.2

 

 

retail sale of automotive fuel

114.1

100.8

114.1

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

 

More information:
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