In October retail trade turnover increased by 1.4%

30.11.2015

Data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, compared to September, the total retail trade turnover in October 2015 rose by 1.4%, according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices. Retail trade in food products grew by 1.0%, and turnover of non-food products – by 1.7%.

Compared to September, the total retail trade turnover at current prices, not taking into account seasonality, in October increased by 3.1%. A year ago – in October 2014, compared to September, turnover grew by 1.9%.

Retail trade turnover indices

(as % over the average monthly turnover of 2010, at constant prices)

Data source: Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia

Compared to October 2014, the total retail trade turnover in October 2015 increased by 5.7%, according to calendar adjusted data at constant prices. Rise in food commodity group accounted for 3.9%. In non-food commodity group there was a 6.7% increase, of which in retail sale of automotive fuel – 14.5%.

Total retail trade turnover at current prices rose by 0.8% (not taking into account the calendar influence).

Changes in turnover of retail trade enterprises


(as % of the corresponding month of the previous year, at constant prices, according to calendar adjusted data)

Data source: Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia

In January - October of this year, as compared to the corresponding period of the previous year, retail trade turnover in total has grown by 5.8%, according to calendar adjusted data. Retail trade in food products increased by 2.8%, retail trade of non-food products – by 7.8%.

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

 

January‑October 2015 as % of January‑October 2014

 (calendar adjusted)

October 2015 (%) over

September 2015 (seasonally adjusted)

October 2014 (calendar adjusted)

Retail trade - total

105.8

101.4

105.7

 

retail sale of  food products, total

102.8

101.0

103.9

 

retail sale of  non-food products, total

107.8

101.7

106.7

 

 

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

96.3

104.5

98.7

 

 

retail sale of pharmaceutical and medical goods

105.1

100.8

100.6

 

 

retail sale of  textiles, clothing, footwear and leather goods

101.0

97.2

97.8

 

 

retail sale of hardware, paints and glass

102.2

100.0

100.5

 

 

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

108.2

89.7

95.7

 

 

retail sale of automotive fuel

111.4

108.3

114.5

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.
 
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