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Annual 10% increase in small retail trade turnover

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Compared to February, the general small retail trade turnover increased by 0.5% this March. Non-food product trade turnover increased by 1%, and food trade turnover dropped by 0.7%.

The general turnover of actual prices of small trade stores, excluding the seasonality, compared to the previous month, increased by 9.3% this March, data from the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia states.

Compared to March 2011, the assessment of calendar price data the overall small trade turnover showed an increase of 10% in March this year. The increase of food product group was 3.2%. Excluding fuel trade turnover, non-food product trade turnover volumes increased by 13.7%. The increase of this product group was 16.2%.

The general turnover of small trade stores, based on actual prices, excluding the influence of calendar days, increased by 9.6%, compared to the same period of last year.

According to seasonally assessed data of the compared prices, small trade turnover increased by 3.4% in the first quarter of 2012, compared to the last quarter of 2011. It increased by 5.3% in non-food product stores, while food product trade dropped by 0.7%.

According to calendar data, turnover increased by 11.7%, compared to the first quarter of 2011. Small trade turnover volumes of food products increased by 4.3%, but non-food product trade turnover increased by 15.6%.

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