1 per cent increase in wholesale prices
Wholesale prices increased by 1.0 per cent from the 1st quarter of 2013 and also compared to the 1st and 4th quarters last year.
|Average||Change in per cent||Average||Change in per cent|
|2012||2011 - 2012||1st quarter 2013||4th quarter 2012 - 1st quarter 2013|
|The figures for yearly average and change for "Wholesale of household goods", "Wholesale of information and communication equipment", "Wholesale of machinery, equipment and supplies", and "Other specialised wholesale" where corrected at 10:53 am the publishing day|
|Wholesale trade, total||128.9||1.9||129.7||0.9|
|Wholesale of agricultural raw materials and live animals||142.7||-0.8||148.6||3.6|
|Wholesale of food, beverages and tobacco||126.4||0.5||128.8||2.6|
|Wholesale of household goods||110.8||1.2||111.7||0.2|
|Wholesale of information and communication equipment||88.6||1.3||88.6||-0.8|
|Wholesale of machinery, equipment and supplies||122.7||2.3||124.1||0.9|
|Other specialised wholesale||147.8||3.1||146.8||0.2|
|Wholesale of solid, liquid and gaseous fuels and related products||168.5||5.5||167.4||0.5|
Prices of food, beverages and tobacco increased by 2.6 per cent, and this one of the sectors that contributed to the overall price increase last quarter. Food, beverages and tobacco sales make up 30 per cent of turnover within the wholesale trade. Prices of electrical household appliances had the largest decrease, by 2.6 per cent in the last quarter.