Wholesale enterprise turnover indices and changes by main kind of enterprise economic activity and quarter
Turnover index (wholesale)
Indicator which shows turnover changes during a reference period, in comparison with base period. It is expressed as per cent.
Turnover index in current and constant prices shows the turnover changes in relevant period, when the turnover is at prices of the relevant period.
Turnover index against previous period (month or quarter) characterizes the turnover changes within the corresponding period. This indicator is essentially influenced by the factors of seasonal and calendar character. As very characteristic example rapid increase of enterprise turnover in wholesale of seeds during spring and in purchase of seeds – during autumn can be mentioned.
Turnover index over the corresponding period of previous year shows turnover changes in the framework of 4 quarters. For example, changes in turnover of 2nd quarter of 2015 over 2nd quarter of 2014. This indicator is used for the calculation of Gross Domestic Product in macroeconomic analysis.
Turnover index over average monthly (quarterly) turnover of 2010 shows changes of turnover of relevant period (monthly/quarterly) compared to average (monthly/quarterly) turnover of 2010.