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.
ENDS, CYPRUS NEWS AGENCY