Retail trade turnover in September 2012

30.10.2012

Compared to August, total retail trade turnover, according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices, in September 2012 reduced by 0.4%, according to the data of the Central Statistical Bureau. Retail trade in food products diminished by 0.6%, whereas decrease in retail sale of non-food products comprised 0.3%.

In comparison with the month before, total retail trade turnover at current prices, not considering the seasonality, in September of this year dropped by 7.3%.

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

 

Compared to September 2011, total retail trade turnover in September of this year grew by 7.9%, according to calendar adjusted data at constant prices. Rise in food commodity group comprises 1.8%.While retail trade in non-food products increased by 10.6%, of which retail sale of automotive fuel - by 7.2%.

In comparison with the corresponding month of the previous year, total retail trade turnover at current prices, not taking into account the calendar influence, rose by 6.6%.

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

In comparison with 2nd quarter, retail trade turnover in 3rd quarter of 2012 increased by 5.8%, according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices. Rise in retail sale of food products constituted 2.4%, whereas in enterprises selling non-food products it grew by 7.4%.

In comparison with the 3rd quarter of 2011, turnover rose by 9.5%, according to calendar adjusted data. Retail trade in food products increased by 2.8%, while retail trade in non-food products - by 12.6%.

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

 

I - IX 2012 as % of I - IX 2011

(calendar adjusted)

IX 2012 as % over

VII 2012

(seasonally adjusted)

IX 2011

(calendar adjusted)

Retail trade - total

109.7

99.6

107.9

 

retail sale of  food products, total

103.5

99.4

101.8

 

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

114.2

100.9

111.7

 

 

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

98.5

99.6

98.9

 

 

retail sale of pharmaceutical and medical goods

106.5

97.1

101.4

 

 

retail sale of  textiles, clothing, footwear and leather ware

125.6

100.4

128.9

 

 

retail sale of hardware, paints and glass

111.7

100.0

104.7

 

 

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

127.9

101.8

136.3

 

retail sale of automotive fuel

108.5

95.9

107.2

Sale of motor vehicles and motorcycles

99.9

109.0

98.1

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
Indra Feldmane
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