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Continued decline in retail sales
The seasonally-adjusted volume index of retail sales decreased by 0.6 per cent from June to July this year. From May to June this year, there was also a decline of 0.6 per cent.
|July 2016||Change in per cent|
|June 2016 - July 2016||July 2015 - July 2016||May 2015 / July 2015 - May 2016 / July 2016|
|Retail sales volume index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Seasonally adjusted numbers||108.1||-0.6|
|Retail sales volume index: Excluding motor vehicles and motorcycles and automotive fuel. Seasonally adjusted numbers||109.1||-1.0|
|Retail sales volume index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Workingday adjusted numbers||109.5||-1.4||0.2|
|Retail sales value index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Working days adjusted numbers||121.4||1.9||3.2|
Working-day adjusted figures show that retail sales increased by 0.2 per cent in the period May-July this year compared to the same three-month period last year.
Because of new information from respondents, the Index of retail sales of building materials and sales at petrol stations is corrected for June this year. For both the value and the volume index for retail sales in total this constitutes a change of 0.2 per cent.