Volume of retail trade up in 2014

Volume of retail trade up in 2014

The volume of retail trade increased last year, according to provisional estimates of the Statistical Service.

For the period January-December 2014, the Turnover Volume Index of Retail Trade is provisionally estimated to have recorded an increase of 2.0% compared to the corresponding period of 2013, the Service announced on Thursday.

It said that according to provisional estimates, the Index increased by 23.5 units or 29.4% to 103.3 units in December 2014, compared to the previous month.

For November 2014, the Index stood at 79.8 units, decreasing by 3.9 units or 4.7% compared to October 2014, but remained stable compared to November 2013.

For the period January-November 2014 the Index was up by 2.3% compared to the corresponding period of 2013.

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