This is an archived release.
Fewer investments in retail sales
The investments of retail trade industries decreased by more than 20 per cent from the first quarter of 2013 to the first quarter of 2014.
|Index||Change in per cent|
|1st quarter 2013||4th quarter 2013||1st quarter 2014||4th quarter 2013 - 1st quarter 2014||1st quarter 2013 - 1st quarter 2014|
|Retail trade, except of motor vehicles, motorcycles and automotive fuel||76.6||88.7||58.4||-34.2||-23.8|
|Machines and inventory||112.8||111.4||78.1||-29.9||-30.8|
|Motor vehicles and other means of transport||32.0||51.3||37.0||-27.9||15.6|
|New buildings and renovation||35.6||66.6||34.9||-47.6||-2.0|
Investment in machines and inventory decreased by 30 per cent in this period, while the investments in new buildings and renovations were 2 per cent lower than the same quarter last year.
Investments in motor vehicles and other means of transport, however, increased by 15 per cent compared with the first quarter in 2013.