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Retail sales up 0.3 per cent
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2001-10-09T10:00:00.000Z
Wholesale and retail trade and service activities;Income and consumption
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Index of retail salesAugust 2001

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Retail sales up 0.3 per cent

The seasonally adjusted volume index of retail sale rose by 0.3 per cent from July to August 2001. Compared with August 2000 the seasonally adjusted volume index decreased 0.1 per cent.

The volume index of retail sale increased by 0.2 per cent in August 2001 compared with August 2000. The value index of retail sales rose by 2.7 per cent the same period. Retail sales figures exclude motor vehicles and petrol.

The volume index of retail sale of food, beverages and tobacco in specialized stores increased by 5.7 per cent in August 2001 compared with August 2000. Retail sale in non-specialized stores, which mainly include grocery stores, rose by 3.1 per in the same period. The volume index of pharmaceutical and medical goods, cosmetic and toilet articles increased by 3.4 per cent in August this year compared with August last year. The volume index of retail sale of new goods in specialized stores decreased by 0.4 per cent. This sector includes shoes, electrical goods, furniture and building materials. Retail sale not in stores and retail sale of second-hand goods decreased respectively 2.9 and 19.9 per cent the same period.

The final retail sales value index for August is 0.1 per cent lower than the preliminary index published September 24.

 

Retail Sales indices. August 2001. Final figures. 1995=100
 
 August 2001Per cent
 July-August 2001August 2000-August 2001Sept 1999-Aug 2000-Sept 2000-Aug 2001January -August 2000-January -August 2001
 
Retail sales value index exclude value added tax : Total excluding motor vehicles and petrol138,4 2,71,82,0
Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Not seasonally adjusted numbers124,5 0,2-0,5-0,2
Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Seasonally adjusted numbers117,30,3-0,1-0,1-0,1