This is an archived release.
Lower investments in retail sales
The investments of retail trade industries decreased by 21 per cent from the third quarter 2012 to the third quarter of 2013.
|Index||Change in per cent|
|3rd quarter 2012||2nd quarter 2013||3rd quarter 2013||2nd quarter 2013 - 3rd quarter 2013||3rd quarter 2012 - 3rd quarter 2013|
|Retail trade, except of motor vehicles, motorcycles and automotive fuel||88.7||82.2||70.1||-14.7||-21.0|
|Machines and inventory||118.7||110.7||92.1||-16.8||-22.4|
|Motor vehicles and other means of transport||38.4||38.5||28.6||-25.7||-25.5|
|New buildings and renovation||59.1||52.7||50.0||-5.1||-15.4|
There was a decline in all types of investments. The greatest decline was in investments in motor vehicles and other means of transport, by more than 25 per cent from the 3rd quarter last year. In machines and inventory, the investments were 22 per cent lower in the 3rd quarter of 2013 than the same quarter last year, while investments in building and renovation saw a 15 per cent drop in the same period.