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Retail sales remain at November level
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Index of retail salesDecember 2013

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Retail sales remain at November level

The seasonally-adjusted volume index of retail sales showed an increase of 0.1 per cent from November to December 2013. The long-term trend shows a relatively flat development during the second half of last year.

Retail Sales indices, 2005=100
December 2013Change in per cent
November 2013 - December 2013December 2012 - December 2013October 2012 / December 2012 - October 2013 / December 2013
 
Retail sales volume index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Seasonally adjusted numbers126.30.1
Retail sales volume index: Excluding motor vehicles and motorcycles and automotive fuel. Seasonally adjusted numbers131.30.1
Retail sales volume index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Workingday adjusted numbers159.80.70.9
Retail sales value index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Working days adjusted numbers170.71.91.9
Figure 1. Retail sales volume index, seasonally adjusted and trend

Internet sales and retail sales of food, beverages and tobacco in specialised stores increased the most from November to December last year. Stores selling sports equipment, household articles and games and toys were among the industries that experienced a decrease in sales volume this period.

Working-day adjusted figures show that retail sales rose by 0.9 per cent in the period October-December 2013 compared to the same three-month period in 2012.