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Retail Trade in Bulgaria Up 6.9% Y/Y in Oct 2013

Business | December 9, 2013, Monday // 15:20| Views: 973 | Comments: 0
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In October 2013, turnover in the sector 'retail trade except motor vehicles and motorcycles' increased by 0.6% on the month, according to preliminary seasonally adjusted data of the National Statistical Institute (NSI).

In October 2013, working day adjusted turnover in 'retail trade, except motor vehicles and motorcycles' increased by 6.9% on the year.

In October 2013, monthly turnover increases were registered in the segments of 'retail sales via mail order houses or via Internet' by 21.6%, in 'retail sales of computers, peripheral units and software; telecom equipment' by 3.0%, in 'dispensing chemist; retail sales of medical and orthopaedic goods, cosmetic and toilet articles' by 2.7%, in 'retail sales of textile, clothing, footwear and leather goods' and in 'retail sales of audio and video equipment; hardware, glass and paint; electrical household appliances' by 1.7% and in 'other retail sales in non-specialised stores' by 0.3%.

Decreases were registered in the segments of 'retail sales of automotive fuels and lubricants' by 1.3% and 'retail sales of food products, beverages and tobacco' by 0.9%.

In October 2013, turnover increased in all segments on an annual basis.

Substantial growth was registered in 'retail sales of textile, clothing, footwear and leather goods' by 26.6%, in 'retail sales via mail order houses or via Internet' by 25.0%, in 'retail sales of audio and video equipment; hardware, glass and paint; electrical household appliances' by 10.7%, in 'other retail sales in non-specialised stores' by 9.8%, in 'retail sales of computers, peripheral units and software; telecom equipment' by 9.2% and in 'dispensing chemist; retail sales of medical and orthopaedic goods, cosmetic and toilet articles' by 8.8%.

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