Decrease in investments
Wholesale and retail trade and service activities
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Retail sales, investment statisticsQ4 2013



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Decrease in investments

The investments of retail trade industries decreased by 7 per cent from the fourth quarter of 2012 to the fourth quarter of 2013.

Final and estimated investments in retail sales. Value index. 2005 = 100
IndexChange in per cent
4th quarter 20123rd quarter 20134th quarter 20133rd quarter 2013 - 4th quarter 20134th quarter 2012 - 4th quarter 2013
Retail trade, except of motor vehicles, motorcycles and automotive fuel95.470.188.726.5-7.0
Machines and inventory135.192.1111.421.0-17.5
Motor vehicles and other means of transport48.728.651.379.45.3
New buildings and renovation49.850.066.633.233.7
Figure 1. Investment index retail sales. Value index. 2005=100

Investment in machines and inventory decreased by around 18 per cent in this period. The investments by retail trade industries in new buildings and renovations, however, were significantly higher in the fourth quarter of 2013 than the same quarter the year before, with an increase of more than 30 per cent. Investments in motor vehicles and other means of transport increased by 5 per cent during the same period.