On retail trade turnover in January 2010

26.02.2010

Compared to December total retail trade turnover in January 2009 has increased by 4%, according to seasonally adjusted data (calculating at constant prices). Retail trade turnover in enterprises selling mainly food products grew by 1.7%. But in enterprises selling mainly non-food products retail trade turnover growth in January reached 5.3%

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

Compared to January 2009 in January of this year, according to working (trade) day adjusted data, calculating at constant prices, total retail trade turnover has decreased by 16%. Most notable volume decrease in January was recorded in food product group – by 16.2%. In retail trade enterprises selling mainly non-food products it reduced by 15.9%.

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

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

I 2010 as % of

XII 2009 (seasonally
adjusted)

I 2009
(working day adjusted)

Total

104.0

84.0

Total, excluding retail trade of automotive fuel

104.8

83.1

retail trade with food products, total

101.7

83.8

retail trade in non-specialised stores selling mainly food

100.7

83.4

retail trade in food, beverages and tobacco in specialised stores

132.3

98.3

retail trade with non-food products, total

105.3

84.1

retail trade with non-food products, excluding fuel

107.4

82.4

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

110.5

85.7

retail trade in pharmaceutical and medical goods

101.1

83.1

retail sale of cosmetic and toilet articles

93.5

76.0

retail trade in textiles, clothing, footwear and leather ware

105.1

81.1

retail sale of hardware, paints and glass

93.9

72.6

retail sale of books, newspapers and stationery

99.4

108.4

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

114.9

92.9

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

107.6

83.1

retail sale via mail order houses

95.5

83.4

Retail sale via stalls and markets

103.1

79.8

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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Indra Feldmane