Retail trade turnover

Declining sales in retail trade in March

Economic indicators
Declining sales in retail trade in March

The volume of sales in retail trade, excluding fuels, has decreased by 2.43% in March 2019 compared to the same month last year.
In the same period, the sharpest increase (3.95%) was registered for “Computers, peripheral devices and software ; communication devices ; sports equipment ; games and toys ; plants and flowers, etc.”.


From March 2018 onwards, indices are expressed with reference year 2015=100.
The series "Retail sale of food, beverages and tobacco" for the deflator of sales and the quantity has been revised from February 2018.
The series « Retail sale via mail order houses or via Internet » for the value and quantity has been revised for January 2019.

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Purpose and brief description

Evolution of the turnover in the retail trade.

Population

Enterprises carrying out a main economic activity in the division 47 of the NACE Rev. 2 (Retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles)

Frequency

Monthly.

Timing of publication

Preliminary results available 30 days after the reference period; final results available 50 days after the reference period

Definitions

Economic activity (NACE-BEL): Official nomenclature with an "X" at the end of the number since the information is only available for 4 positions.

Deflated gross index: Deflated gross index of the turnover in the retail trade

Deflated index (SA-WDA): deflated index of the turnover in the retail trade, seasonnally adjusted and working day adjusted

Deflated index (WDA): deflated index of the turnover in the retail trade, working day adjusted

Gross index: gross index of the turnover in the retail trade

Index (SA-WDA): index of the turnover in the retail trade, seasonnally adjusted and working day adjusted

Index (WDA): index of the turnover in the retail trade, working day adjusted

Trend of the deflated index: trend of the deflated index of the turnover in the retail trade

Trend of the index: trend of the index of the turnover in the retail trade.

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