Lower investments in retail sales
Wholesale and retail trade and service activities
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Retail sales, investment statisticsQ3 2013



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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.

Final and estimated investments in retail sales. Value index. 2005 = 100
IndexChange in per cent
3rd quarter 20122nd quarter 20133rd quarter 20132nd quarter 2013 - 3rd quarter 20133rd quarter 2012 - 3rd quarter 2013
Retail trade, except of motor vehicles, motorcycles and automotive fuel88.782.270.1-14.7-21.0
Machines and inventory118.7110.792.1-16.8-22.4
Motor vehicles and other means of transport38.438.528.6-25.7-25.5
New buildings and renovation59.152.750.0-5.1-15.4
Figure 1. Investment index of retail sales. Value index. 2005=100

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.