Compared to July, the total retail trade turnover (according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices) in August 2011 has grown by 1.6%, according to the data of Central Statistical Bureau. Retail trade in food products has decreased by 1.2%, but retail trade in non-food products has grown by 3%. Retail trade in non-food products (excluding automotive fuel) has increased by 3.4%.
In comparison with July, total retail trade turnover in August (not considering the seasonality) at current prices has risen by 3.5%.
|Indices of retail trade turnover|
(as per cent over average monthly turnover of 2005 at constant prices)
Compared to August 2010, the total retail trade turnover in August 2011 has grown by 7.4%, according to calendar adjusted data (calculating at constant prices). In food commodity group an increase of 2% was observed, but retail trade of non-food products has grown by 10.1% (excluding retail sale of automotive fuel – by 18.7%).
In comparison with the corresponding month of the previous year, the total retail trade turnover at current prices (not considering the calendar influence) has increased by 12.3%.
|Changes of turnover in retail trade enterprises|
(as % of corresponding month of previous year, at constant prices, calendar adjusted data)
Turnover indices of retail trade enterprises by main kind of economic activity
(at constant prices)
VIII 2011 as % over
I-VIII 2011 as % over I-VIII 2010
VII 2011 (seasonally adjusted)
Total retail trade
retail trade in food products, total
retail trade in non-food products, total (excluding retail sale of automotive 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
automotive fuel retail trade
Saleof motor vehicles and motorcycles
More information on seasonally adjusted data, calendar 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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