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Turnover in internal trade in December 2019

Turnover in internal trade in December 2019

Last update: 05.02.2020
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Publisher: Headquarters Bratislava
Topic: Sectoral statistics
Domain: Trade and food services
Publish Date: 05.02.2020

Development in December 2019 compared with November 2019 1)

Turnover increased, month-on-month, in accommodation by 0,8 % and food and beverage service activities by 0,2 %. It decreased in sale and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles by 4,4 %, wholesale by 1,3 % and in retail trade by 0,2 %.

Development in December 2019 compared with December 2018

In December 2019, turnover in sale and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles increased, year-on-year, by 2,6 %. It increased in all activities, of which in sale of parts and accessories of motor vehicles by 17,9 %, sale of motor vehicles by 1,1 %, and in repair and maintenance of motor vehicles by 4,5 %.

Turnover in wholesale decreased the third consecutive month. Compared with December 2018, it dropped by 1 % due to a decrease mainly in other specialized wholesale by 5,6 %, wholesale on a fee or contract basis by 9,8 % and in non-specialized wholesale by 7,5 %. Turnover increased mostly in wholesale of food, beverages and tobacco.

A decrease of turnover in retail trade continued, it dropped by 2,5 %, year-on-year, compared with December 2019. A fall was affected by lower turnover in majority of activities, mainly in retail sale in non-specialized stores by 4,4 %. Turnover rose in three activities, most rapidly in retail sale of food, beverages and tobacco in specialized stores.

Turnover in accommodation increased by 16,9 % in comparison with December 2018.

Turnover in food and beverage service activities rose by 22,7 %, year-on-year.

Development in 2019 compared with 2018

Turnover in sale and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles increased by 6 %. It increased in sale of motor vehicles by 6,2 %, sale of parts and accessories of motor vehicles by 14,5 % and in repair and maintenance of motor vehicles by 3 %.

Turnover in wholesale decreased by 0,2 %, year-on-year due to a fall mainly in other specialized wholesale by 3,5 %, wholesale on a fee or contract basis by 6,2 % and in non-specialized  wholesale by 2,4 %. A rise in turnover was recorded mainly in wholesale of household goods.

Turnover in retail trade decreased, year-on-year, by 1,4 %. A fall was affected by lower turnover in retail sale in non-specialized stores by 2,8 %, retail sale of other goods in specialized stores by 3,4 % and in retail sale of ICT equipment in specialized stores by 5,9 %. In other activities, turnover increased most considerably in retail sale of food, beverages and tobacco in specialized stores.

Turnover in accommodation increased by 13,6 %, year-on-year.

Turnover in food and beverage service activities rose by 18,5 %.


Note: preliminary results; according to the monthly survey; indices are calculated at constant prices to the base the average of the year 2015=100 (except of wholesale where indices are calculated at current prices)
1) from seasonally adjusted data

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