Retail trade turnover in October 2012

30.11.2012

Data of the Central Statistical Bureau show that, compared to September, total retail trade turnover in October 2012 reduced by 1.4%, according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices. Retail trade in food products diminished by 0.5%, while decrease in non-food product retail trade comprised 1.8%.

In comparison with the month before, total retail trade turnover at current prices, not considering the seasonality, in October of this year rose by 0.6%.

Retail trade turnover indices
(as % over average monthly turnover of 2005,
at constant prices)

Compared to October 2011, total retail trade turnover in October 2012 rose by 9.2%, according to calendar adjusted data at constant prices. Rise in food commodity group comprised 1.4%,while retail trade in non-food products increased by 12.7%, of which retail sale of automotive fuel - by 12.4%.

In comparison with the corresponding month of the previous year, total retail trade turnover at current prices rose by 9.8% (not taking into account the calendar influence).

Changes in retail trade enterprise turnover
(as % over the corresponding month of the previous year, at constant prices,
calendar adjusted data)

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

 

I-X 2012 as % of I-X 2011

(calendar
adjusted)

X 2012 as % over

IX 2012 (seasonally adjusted)

X 2011

(calendar
adjusted)

Retail trade - total

109.7

98.6

109.2

 

retail sale of  food products, total

103.3

99.5

101.4

 

retail sale of  non-food products, total (excluding retail sale of automotive fuel)

114.0

98.1

112.8

 

 

retail sale in non-specialised stores selling mainly non-food products

98.6

99.2

99.1

 

 

retail sale of pharmaceutical and medical goods

106.7

103.8

108.3

 

 

retail sale of  textiles, clothing, footwear and leather ware

125.3

100.5

123.1

 

 

retail sale of hardware, paints and glass

110.5

97.0

101.2

 

 

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

127.6

            95.1

125.7

 

retail sale of automotive fuel

            109.4

98.6

112.4

Saleof motor vehicles and motorcycles

            100.2

            110.4

102.4

More information on seasonally adjusted data, calendar adjusted data and non-adjusted data on retail trade turnover indices is available in the CSB database.

 

Prepared by the Trade and Services Statistics Section
Indra Feldmane
Tel. 67366955