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Retail sales up 0.5 per cent
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2003-09-29T10:00:00.000Z
Wholesale and retail trade and service activities;Income and consumption
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doi, Index of wholesale and retail sales, retail sales, volume index, value index, retail trade, commodity trade, turnover (for example groceries, clothing, building materials)Wholesale and retail trade , Consumption, Income and consumption, Wholesale and retail trade and service activities
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Index of wholesale and retail salesAugust 2003

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Retail sales up 0.5 per cent

The seasonally adjusted volume index of retail sales increased by 0.5 per cent from July to August 2003. On average the seasonally adjusted volume index for the period June - August 2003 was 1.8 per cent higher than March - May 2003.

Retail sales figures exclude motor vehicles and petrol.

The volume index of retail sale increased by 3.6 per cent in August 2003 compared with August 2002. Retail sale of new goods in specialized stores increased the turnover in volume by 9.2 per cent in the same period. This sector includes clothing, shoes, electrical goods, furniture and building materials. Retail sales in non-specialized stores, which mainly include grocery stores, decreased the turnover volume by 1.0 per cent in August 2003 compared with the corresponding month 2002.

The value index of retail sales rose by 3.4 per cent in August 2003 compared with August 2002.

Retail Sales indices. August 2003. 2000=100
  August 2003 Change in per cent
  July- August 2003 August 2002-August 2003 September 2001-August 2002-September 2002-August 2003 January-August 2002-January-August 2003
Retail sales value index exclude value added tax : Total excluding motor vehicles and petrol  116.4   3.4 4.2 4.0
Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Not seasonally adjusted numbers  114.5   3.6 4.0 4.0
Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Seasonally adjusted numbers  111.6 0.5 6.5 4.2 4.1