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Continued decrease in investments
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Wholesale and retail trade and service activities
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The numbers contains carried out investments in motor vehicles and other means of transport, machines and inventory and new buildings and renovations for retail trade industries.

Retail sales, investment statisticsQ1 2016

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Continued decrease in investments

Seasonally adjusted numbers show that the investments of retail trade industries decreased by 4 per cent compared to the previous quarter. This after a decrease of 11 per cent in the previous quarter.

Final and estimated investments in retail sales. Value index. 2005 = 100
Original series
IndexChange in per cent
1st quarter 20151st quarter 20161st quarter 2015 - 1st quarter 2016
Retail trade, except of motor vehicles, motorcycles and automotive fuel60.759.9-1.3
Machines and inventory86.377.3-10.4
Motor vehicles and other means of transport37.529.6-21.1
New buildings and renovation28.542.850.2
Seasonally adjusted series
IndexChange in per cent
4th quarter 20151st quarter 20164th quarter 2015 - 1st quarter 2016
Retail trade, except of motor vehicles, motorcycles and automotive fuel73.370.4-4.0
Machines and inventory95.585.9-10.1
Motor vehicles and other means of transport29.731.25.1
New buildings and renovation52.660.014.1
"Figure 1. Retail sales, investment statistics, seasonally adjusted and trend. 2005=100

The investments in machines and inventory decreased by 10 per cent, while motor vehicles and other means of transport, and new buildings and renovations increased by respectively 5 and 14 per cent.

The long term trend shows that the investments are on a continuing declining path after a high in the 2nd and 3rd quarter of 2015.

Compared to the 1st quarter of 2015 the investments of retail trade industries decreased by 1 per cent. The investments for new buildings and renovation had a significant increase, while motor vehicles and other means of transport, and machines and inventory had a moderate decrease.

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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.