This is an archived release.
Continued decline in investment
The investments of retail trade industries decreased by 11 per cent from the third quarter of 2013 to the third quarter of 2014, but were 3 per cent higher than the second quarter this year.
|Index||Change in per cent|
|3rd quarter 2013||2nd quarter 2014||3rd quarter 2014||2nd quarter 2014 - 3rd quarter 2014||3rd quarter 2013 - 3rd quarter 2014|
|Retail trade, except of motor vehicles, motorcycles and automotive fuel||70.1||60.5||62.5||3.3||-10.8|
|Machines and inventory||92.1||75.5||80.9||7.2||-12.2|
|Motor vehicles and other means of transport||28.6||26.7||30.0||12.4||4.9|
|New buildings and renovation||50.0||49.0||45.0||-8.2||-10.0|
Investment in machines and inventory decreased by 12 per cent from the third quarter last year to the third quarter this year. Retail trade industries’ investments in new buildings and renovations also declined by 10 per cent during the same period. Investment in motor vehicles and other means of transport, on the other hand, rose by 5 per cent.