Retail trade turnover in December 2009

29.01.2010

Compared to 2008 retail trade turnover at constant prices in 2009 has reduced by 28%, of which in enterprises selling mainly food products – by 20.6%, but in companies selling mainly non-food products – by 31.5%, according to the data of Central Statistical Bureau.

Compared to November total retail trade turnover in December 2009 has decreased by 1.9%, according to seasonally adjusted data (calculating at constant prices). Retail trade turnover in enterprises selling mainly food products reduced by 1.4%. In retail trade enterprises selling mainly non-food products the reduction in December was slightly higher – 2.1%.

Indices of retail trade turnover
(as per cent over average monthly turnover of 2005 at constant prices) 

 

 

Compared to December 2008 total retail trade turnover in December 2009 has decreased by 30.2%, according to working (trade) day adjusted data, calculating at constant prices. Still more significant reduction was recorded in non-food product group – by 33.4%. In retail trade enterprises selling mainly food products it reduced by 23.8%.

Changes of turnover in retail trade enterprises
(as % of corresponding month of previous year, at constant prices, working day adjusted) 

 

 

Compared to the 3th quarter of 2009 retail trade turnover in the 4th quarter of 2009 has diminished by 5.8%, according to seasonally adjusted data (at constant prices), of which in enterprises selling mainly food products by 5.3%, but in enterprises selling mainly non-food products – by 6.1%.

But compared to the 4th quarter of 2008 reduction of turnover in retail trade enterprises comprised 29.7%, according to working (trade) day adjusted data. Retail trade of food products decreased by 22.8%. But retail trade of non-food products, in turn, diminished by 33%.

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


I-XII 2009 as % of I-XII 2008 (working day adjusted)

XII 2009 as % over

XI 2009 (seasonally
adjusted)

XII 2008 (working day adjusted)

Total

72.0

98.1

69.8

Total, excluding retail trade of automotive fuel

70.4

97.2

69.9

retail trade with food products, total

79.4

98.6

76.2

retail trade in non-specialised stores selling mainly food

79.4

98.8

76.0

retail trade in food, beverages and tobacco in specialised stores

79.8

90.5

82.6

retail trade with non-food products, total

68.5

97.9

66.6

retail trade with non-food products, excluding fuel

64.6

96.2

65.7

retail trade in non-specialised stores selling mainly non-food

76.5

96.9

75.3

retail trade in pharmaceutical and medical goods

80.4

92.6

72.6

retail sale of cosmetic and toilet articles

83.0

97.3

83.0

retail trade in textiles, clothing, footwear and leather ware

69.0

110.2

71.2

retail sale of hardware, paints and glass

58.5

95.5

62.9

retail sale of books, newspapers and stationery

65.2

101.4

72.6

retail sale of computers, peripheral units and software in specialised stores

61.8

85.7

74.5

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

48.2

99.8

52.8

retail sale via mail order houses

67.2

102.1

70.1

Retail sale via stalls and markets

67.8

97.3

69.6

 

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
Indra Feldmane
tel. 67366955