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Decrease in investments
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Wholesale and retail trade and service activities
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The figures contain investments carried out in motor vehicles and other means of transport, machines and inventory and new buildings and renovations for retail trade industries.

Retail sales, investment statisticsQ4 2015

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Decrease in investments

Seasonally-adjusted figures show that the investments of retail trade industries decreased by 11 per cent in the 4th quarter of 2015 compared to the previous quarter.

Final and estimated investments in retail sales. Value index. 2005 = 100
Original series
IndexChange in per cent
4th quarter 20144th quarter 20154th quarter 2014 - 4th quarter 2015
Retail trade, except of motor vehicles, motorcycles and automotive fuel88.790.41.9
Machines and inventory111.4117.75.7
Motor vehicles and other means of transport69.734.7-50.2
New buildings and renovation61.766.67.9
Seasonally adjusted series
IndexChange in per cent
3rd quarter 20154th quarter 20153rd quarter 2015 - 4th quarter 2015
Retail trade, except of motor vehicles, motorcycles and automotive fuel83.474.3-10.9
Machines and inventory103.696.6-6.8
Motor vehicles and other means of transport57.330.1-47.5
New buildings and renovation61.551.4-16.4
Figure 1. Retail sales, investment statistics, seasonally adjusted and trend. 2005=100

The investments in motor vehicles and other means of transport had a significant decrease of 47 per cent compared to the previous quarter, while machines and inventory, and new buildings and renovations decreased by 6 and 16 per cent respectively.

The long-term trend shows that the investments are on a descending path following a high in the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Compared to the 4th quarter of 2014, the investments of retail trade industries increased by 2 per cent. The investments for motor vehicles and other means of transport had a significant decrease, while machines and inventory, and new buildings and renovation had a minor increase.

See also statistics for wholesale and retail trade.

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The investment index of retail sales is published with seasonally adjusted numbers for the first time in the 4th quarter of 2015.