Retail trade value decreases in July amid volume increase

Retail trade value decreases in July amid volume increase

Τhe Turnover Value Index of Retail Trade for July 2015 decreased by 1.6% compared to the corresponding month of the previous year and reached 95.4 unit, the Statistical Service of the Republic of Cyprus announced on Thursday.

According to provisional estimates, the index is estimated to have recorded a decrease of 1.1% for the period January-July 2015, compared to the same period of 2014.

Moreover, the Turnover Volume Index of Retail Trade for July 2015 increased by 4.7% compared to the corresponding month of the previous year and reached 98.5 units.

For the period January-July 2015, the index is estimated to have recorded an increase of 2.6% compared to the same period of 2014.

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