This is an archived release.
Minor growth for investments
The investments of retail trade industries increased by 4 per cent from the first quarter of 2014 to the first quarter of 2015.
|Index||Change in per cent|
|1st quarter 2014||4th quarter 2014||1st quarter 2015||4th quarter 2014 - 1st quarter 2015||1st quarter 2014 - 1st quarter 2015|
|Retail trade, except of motor vehicles, motorcycles and automotive fuel||58.4||88.7||60.7||-31.6||3.9|
|Machines and inventory||78.1||111.4||86.3||-22.5||10.5|
|Motor vehicles and other means of transport||37.0||69.7||37.5||-46.2||1.4|
|New buildings and renovation||34.9||61.7||28.5||-53.8||-18.3|
Investment in machines and inventory increased by more than 10 per cent from the first quarter of last year to the first quarter this year. Investments in motor vehicles and other means of transport showed a minor growth of more than 1 per cent during this period. Investments in new buildings and renovations, however, decreased by 18 per cent.