Compared to 2009, retail trade turnover at constant prices in 2010 has reduced by 2.2%, of which in enterprises selling mainly food products – by 5.3%, but in companies selling mainly non-food products – by 0.4%, according to the data of Central Statistical Bureau.
Compared to November, total retail trade turnover calculating at constant prices in December 2010 has decreased by 1.4%, according to seasonally adjusted data (basically excluding holiday shopping effect of the end of the December). Retail trade of food products has decreased by 1.9%, but retail trade of non-food products diminished by 1.2%.
|Indices of retail trade turnover|
(as per cent over average monthly turnover of 2005 at constant prices)
Compared to December 2009 total retail trade turnover in December 2010 has increased by 8.1%, according to working (trade) day adjusted data, calculating at constant prices. More notable growth was recorded in non-food product group – of 11.9%. Retail trade of food products grew by 1%.
|Changes of turnover in retail trade enterprises|
(as % of corresponding month of previous year, at constant prices, working day adjusted)
In comparison with 3rd quarter of 2010, retail trade turnover according to seasonally adjusted data (basically excluding holiday shopping effect of the end of the December) at constant prices in 4th quarter of 2010 has reduced by 0.4%, of which in enterprises selling mainly food products turnover decreased by 2.4%, but retail trade turnover in companies selling mainly non-food products grew by 0.7%.
Compared to the 4th quarter of 2009, retail trade turnover in 4th quarter of 2010 rose by 7.2%, according to working (trade) day adjusted data. Retail trade turnover in enterprises selling mainly non-food products increased by 10.7%, but in enterprises selling mainly food products – by 0.8%.
Turnover indices of retail trade enterprises by main kind of economic activity (at constant prices)
I-XII 2010 as % of I-XII 2009
XII 2010 as % of
(working day adjusted)
Total, excluding retail trade of automotive fuel
retail trade with food products, total
retail trade with non-food products, total
retail trade with non-food products, excluding fuel
retail trade in non-specialised stores selling mainly non-food
retail trade in pharmaceutical and medical goods
retail trade in textiles, clothing, footwear and leather ware
retail sale of hardware, paints and glass
retail sale of furniture, lighting equipment and other household articles in specialised stores
More information on seasonally adjusted data, working day adjusted data and non-adjusted data on retail trade turnover indices is available in the data base of the CSB.
Prepared by the Trade and Services Statistics Section
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