WHOLESALE AND RETAIL TRADE AND REPAIR OF MOTOR VEHICLES AND MOTOR CYCLES - September 2013

Release No.90, 2013      

30th December 2013


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Findings from the September quarter of 2013 Survey of Wholesale and Retail Trade, Repair of Motor Vehicles and Motor Cycles estimates sales and services income at $820.6 million which is an increase of 1.8 per cent over the June quarter of 2013 and 5.7 per cent more than the same quarter in 2012.

The estimated Value of Stocks at the end of the September quarter of 2013 was $387.7 million, an increase of 0.9 per cent over the June quarter of 2013 and 4.7 per cent more than the same quarter in 2012.

The quarterly survey of Wholesale and Retail Trade and Repair of Motor Vehicles and Motor Cycles gathers information on the industry’s sales and stocks from a representative sample of establishments operating in the Wholesale and Retail sector. It provides us with a short term economic indicator.

Caution:

Users are to note the limitations of the survey findings for instance, in a situation where a business is involved in multiple activities, for e.g. both Wholesale and Retail Trade; it is the predominant activity which determines one’s classification.

Below are tables on sales and stock from 2010 to September quarter of 2013 on an annual and quarterly basis:

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For further enquiries please contact Mr. Antonio Sokomuri on Telephone 3315822 ext 120 or email

The Survey of Wholesale and Retail Trade, Repair of Motor Vehicles and Motor Cycles Release for December quarter of 2013 will be available in March 2014.