Data of Central Statistical Bureau show that, compared to December 2012, total retail trade turnover in January 2013 increased by 1.2%, according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices. Retail trade in food products rose by 2.6%, whereas retail sale of non-food products – by 0.3%.
In comparison with December 2012, total retail trade turnover at current prices, not considering the seasonality, in January 2013 dropped by 17.8% (in January 2012 this indicator comprised 17.9%, as compared to December 2011).
Retail trade turnover indices
(as % over average monthly turnover of 2010,
at constant prices)
Compared to January 2012, total retail trade turnover in January of this year increased by 5.2%, according to calendar adjusted data at constant prices. Rise in food commodity group comprises 3.6%, while retail trade in non-food products increased by 6.3%, of which retail sale of automotive fuel - by 9.7 %.
In comparison with the corresponding month of the previous year, total retail trade turnover at current prices rose by 6.1% (not taking into account the calendar influence).
Turnover indices of retail trade enterprises by main kind of economic activity
(at constant prices)
I 2013 as % of
XII 2012 (seasonally adjusted)
I 2012 (calendar adjusted)
Retail trade - total
retail sale of food products, total
retail sale of non-food products, total (excluding retail sate of automotive fuel)
retail sale in non-specialised stores selling mainly non-food products
retail sale of pharmaceutical and medical goods
retail sale of 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
retail sale of automotive fuel
Saleof motor vehicles and motorcycles
More information on seasonally adjusted, calendar adjusted and non-adjusted retail trade turnover indices is available in the CSB database.
Prepared by the Trade and Services Statistics Section
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