Continued decline in investment
Wholesale and retail trade and service activities
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Retail sales, investment statisticsQ3 2014



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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.

Final and estimated investments in retail sales. Value index. 2005 = 100
IndexChange in per cent
3rd quarter 20132nd quarter 20143rd quarter 20142nd quarter 2014 - 3rd quarter 20143rd quarter 2013 - 3rd quarter 2014
Retail trade, except of motor vehicles, motorcycles and automotive fuel70.160.562.53.3-10.8
Machines and inventory92.175.580.97.2-12.2
Motor vehicles and other means of transport28.626.730.012.44.9
New buildings and renovation50.049.045.0-8.2-10.0
Figure 1. Investment index retail sales. Value index. 2005=100

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.