Increase in investments
Wholesale and retail trade and service activities
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Retail sales, investment statisticsQ4 2012



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Increase in investments

The investments of retail trade industries increased by more than 7 per cent from the third quarter to the fourth quarter of 2012, and are about 10 per cent higher than the year before.

Final and estimated investments in retail sales. Value index. 2005 = 100
IndexChange in per cent
4th quarter 20113rd quarter 20124th quarter 20123rd quarter 2012 - 4th quarter 20124th quarter 2011 - 4th quarter 2012
Retail trade, except of motor vehicles, motorcycles and automotive fuel86.488.795.47.610.4
Machines and inventory114.3118.7135.113.818.2
Motor vehicles and other means of transport65.538.448.726.8-25.6
New buildings and renovation52.159.149.8-15.7-4.4
Investment index of retail sales. Value index. 2005=100. 1st quarter 2008–4th quarter 2012

Investment in motor vehicles and other means of transport increased by almost 27 per cent from the third to the fourth quarter last year, but declined by more than 25 per cent compared to the fourth quarter of 2011. Retailers invested around 14 per cent more in machines and inventory in the fourth quarter of 2012 than in the third quarter. These investments are also at a higher level than the year before. Investments in new buildings and renovations showed a decrease in both the periods.