This is an archived release.
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.
|Index||Change in per cent|
|4th quarter 2012||3rd quarter 2013||4th quarter 2013||3rd quarter 2013 - 4th quarter 2013||4th quarter 2012 - 4th quarter 2013|
|Retail trade, except of motor vehicles, motorcycles and automotive fuel||95.4||70.1||88.7||26.5||-7.0|
|Machines and inventory||135.1||92.1||111.4||21.0||-17.5|
|Motor vehicles and other means of transport||48.7||28.6||51.3||79.4||5.3|
|New buildings and renovation||49.8||50.0||66.6||33.2||33.7|
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.