Bulgaria's Retail Trade Turnover Posts Modest Increase M/M in August

Business | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 13:14
Bulgaria: Bulgaria's Retail Trade Turnover Posts Modest Increase M/M in August File photo.

According to the preliminary seasonally adjusted data of Bulgaria's National Statistical Institute, the turnover in retail trade increased by 0.4% in August compared to the previous month.

In August 2014 the working day adjusted turnover in retail trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles grew by 4.5% in comparison with the same month of the previous year.

A decrease was registered in the retail sale via mail order or via internet – 1.8%, in the retail sale in non-specialized stores – 0.5%, in the retail sale of textiles, clothing, footwear and leather goods and in the retail sale of computers, peripheral units and software; telecommunications equipment-0.4% and in the retail sale of audio and video equipment; hardware, paints and glass; electrical household appliances-0.2%.

In August compared to the same month of 2013 the turnover increased more significantly in the retail sale via mail order or via internet by 21.0%, in the retail sale of automotive fuel by 11.1%, in the retail sale of computers, peripheral units and software; telecommunications equipment by 5.5% and in the retail sale of food, beverages and tobacco by 4.8%.

A decrease was registered in the retail sale in non-specialized stores-4.1% and in the retail sale of audio and video equipment; hardware, paints and glass; electrical household appliances-1.3%.

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