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Strong November month for retail sales
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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 salesNovember 2004

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Strong November month for retail sales

From October to November 2004 the seasonally adjusted volume index of retail sales increased by 0.6 per cent. A higher seasonally adjusted volume index have only been recorded in June 2004

The volume index not adjusted increased by 4.5 per cent in November 2004 compared with November 2003. Retail sale of pharmaceutical and medical good, cosmetic and toilet articles rose by 9.5 per cent in volume this period. Retail sales of new goods in specialized stores increased by 7.0 per cent. This sector includes clothing, shoes, electrical goods, furniture and building materials.

Sales of footwear and clothing showed major increase

The value index of retail sales of footwear and clothing increased by 25.8 and 7.6 per cent respectively from November 2003 to November 2004.The total value index of retail sales increased by 5.1 per cent this period.

Retail Sales indices. November 2004. 2000=100
  November 2004 Per cent
  October- November 2004 November 2003-November 2004 December 2002-November 2003-December 2003-November 2004 January -November 2003-January -November 2004
Retail sales value index exclude value added tax : Total excluding motor vehicles and petrol  119.4   5.1 4.0 3.7
Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Not seasonally adjusted numbers  117.5   4.5 4.2 3.7
Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Seasonally adjusted numbers  115.9 0.6 3.3 3.6 3.4

International comparison

A comparison of turnover for retail trade, seasonally adjusted, shows that Denmark and Sweden had an increase from October to November 2004 by 1.7 per cent. In Norway there was an increase by 0.6 per cent in this period. From November 2003 to November 2004 the value index not adjusted, rose by 8.3 per cent in Denmark, 7.1 per cent in Sweden and 5.1 I Norway.

International comparison. 2000=100
  Retail sales value index Retail sales, volume index. Seasonally adjusted numbers
  November 2004 Change in per cent.
November 2003-
November 2004
November 2004 Change in per cent
    November 2003-
November 2004
October 2004 -
November 2004
Sweden  120.1 7.1  121.9 7.8 1.7
Denmark  119.3 8.3  118.1 8.5 1.7
Norway  119.4 5.1  115.9 3.3 0.6