Retail trade turnover in June 2009

30.07.2009

Total retail trade turnover in June 2009 constituted LVL 311.7 mln, according to the data of Central Statistical Bureau, of which excluding automotive fuel – LVL 253.9 mln. In January – June 2009 these indicators comprised LVL 1837.2 mln and LVL 1533.5 mln, respectively.

Compared to May total retail trade turnover in June of this year has decreased by 5.1%, according to seasonally adjusted data (calculating at constant prices). In retail trade enterprises selling mainly food products it reduced by 7.7%. Slightly lower reduction of retail trade turnover was observed in enterprises selling mainly non-food products – 3.6%.

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


Compared to June 2008
total retail trade turnover in June of this year has decreased by 29.1%, according to working (trade) day adjusted data, calculating at constant prices. Still more significant reduction was recorded in non-food product group – by 31%. In retail trade enterprises selling mainly food products it reduced by 25.5%.

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

Compared to the 1st quarter of 2009 retail trade turnover in the 2nd quarter of 2009 has diminished by 5.1%, according to seasonally adjusted data (at constant prices), of which in enterprises selling mainly food products by 4.6%, but in enterprises selling mainly non-food products – by 5.3%.

But compared to the 2nd quarter of 2008 reduction of turnover in retail trade enterprises was higher – 28.5%, according to working (trade) day adjusted data. Retail trade of food products decreased by 21.6%. But retail trade of non-food products, in turn, diminished by 31.8%.

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

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

VI 2009 as % of

V 2009

VI 2008

non-
adjusted

seasonally
adjusted

non-
adjusted

working day adjusted

Total

73.4

98.1

94.9

71.8

70.9

Total, excluding retail trade of automotive fuel

71.6

97.9

94.7

70.1

69.5

Retail trade with food products, total

80.6

96.9

92.3

74.2

74.5

retail trade in non-specialised stores selling mainly food

80.7

96.9

92.1

74.3

74.6

retail trade in food, beverages and tobacco in specialised stores

79.0

98.5

96.6

71.4

71.4

Retail trade with non-food products, total

70.0

98.8

96.4

70.5

69.0

Retail trade with non-food products, excluding fuel

65.7

98.7

96.7

67.1

65.9

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

79.4

97.6

97.5

75.6

75.6

retail trade in pharmaceutical and medical goods

83.2

96.3

98.5

83.9

79.6

retail sale of cosmetic and toilet articles

84.7

100.7

101.7

94.7

94.7

retail trade in textiles, clothing, footwear and leather ware

73.4

97.1

98.6

69.5

69.9

retail sale of hardware, paints and glass

56.0

101.4

100.6

66.9

65.2

retail sale of books, newspapers and stationery

63.9

93.7

94.5

57.6

57.3

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

60.1

125.6

121.1

70.0

70.0

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

48.1

121.3

107.4

56.0

52.1

retail trade in second-hand goods

65.8

87.2

88.9

61.3

61.3

retail sale via mail order houses

68.8

103.9

99.7

69.9

69.1

retail sale via stalls and markets

67.8

83.1

82.8

64.6

64.6


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