Increase in investments
Wholesale and retail trade and service activities
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Retail sales, investment statisticsQ1 2013



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Increase in investments

The investments of retail trade industries increased by 16 per cent from the first quarter of 2012 to the first quarter of 2013.

Final and estimated investments in retail sales. Value index. 2005 = 100
IndexChange in per cent
1st quarter 20124th quarter 20121st quarter 20134th quarter 2012 - 1st quarter 20131st quarter 2012 - 1st quarter 2013
Retail trade, except of motor vehicles, motorcycles and automotive fuel65.995.476.6-19.716.2
Machines and inventory87.6135.1112.8-16.528.8
Motor vehicles and other means of transport49.748.732.0-34.3-35.6
New buildings and renovation39.049.835.6-28.5-8.7
Investment index of retail sales. Value index. 1st quarter 2008 - 1st quarter 2013. 2005=100

Investment in machines and inventory contributed to the growth, with an almost 30 per cent increase from the first quarter last year to the first quarter this year. Retail trade investments in motor vehicles and other means of transport, and in new buildings and renovations were, however, lower in the first quarter this year compared to the same period last year.