Retail trade turnover in November 2009

30.12.2009

Compared to October, total retail trade turnover (according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices) in November of this year reduced by 2.3%, according to the data of Central Statistical Bureau. Retail trade turnover in enterprises selling mainly food products reduced by 3.9%. In retail trade enterprises selling mainly non-food products the reduction was slightly lower – 1.4%.

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

Compared to November 2008 in November of this year, according to working (trade) day adjusted data, calculating at constant prices, total retail trade turnover has decreased by 30.2%. Still more significant reduction was recorded in non-food product group – by 33.1%. In retail trade enterprises selling mainly food products it reduced by 24.2%.

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

Compared to corresponding period of 2008, in January-November of this year, according to working (trade) day adjusted data, calculating at constant prices, total retail trade turnover has decreased by 27.8%, of which in enterprises selling mainly food by 20.3%, but in ventures selling mainly non-food products – by 31.3%.

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

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

XI 2009 as % over

X 2009
(
seasonally
adjusted)

XI 2008
(working day adjusted)

Total

72.2

97.7

69.8

Total, excluding retail trade of automotive fuel

70.5

98.1

69.2

retail trade with food products, total

79.7

96.1

75.8

retail trade in non-specialised stores selling mainly food

79.7

96.2

75.7

retail trade in food, beverages and tobacco in specialised stores

79.5

94.7

80.5

retail trade with non-food products, total

68.7

98.6

66.9

retail trade with non-food products, excluding fuel

64.5

99.7

64.7

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

76.6

98.1

72.2

retail trade in pharmaceutical and medical goods

81.2

105.1

84.0

retail sale of cosmetic and toilet articles

83.0

102.7

83.5

retail trade in textiles, clothing, footwear and leather ware

68.8

84.5

55.9

retail sale of hardware, paints and glass

58.2

102.4

63.5

retail sale of books, newspapers and stationery

64.4

100.2

68.8

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

60.5

116.1

70.4

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

47.7

89.9

46.2

retail sale via mail order houses

67.0

103.1

77.3

Retail sale via stalls and markets

67.7

105.0

71.1

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
Phone 67366955
Indra Feldmane