FBoS Release No. 57, 2015

16th September 2015


The Survey covers registered businesses engaged in Wholesale and Retail Trade; Repair of Motor Vehicles and Motor Cycles and who account for 80 per cent of Total Turnover in this business sector. Information on industry sales and stocks is gathered from a representative sample of establishments operating in the sector. It provides us with a short term indicator of the sectors performance.

June Quarter 2015

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The June quarter of 2015 Survey estimates sales of goods and services income at $903.8 million which is an increase of 1.6 per cent over the March quarter of 2015 and 4.5 per cent more than the same quarter in 2014.

The estimated Value of Stocks at the end of the June quarter of 2015 was $413.5 million, an increase of 0.8 per cent over the March quarter of 2015 and 4.5 per cent more than the same quarter in 2014.

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.

Attached are the following tables:

xlsWRT Sales and Stock Tables - June 201546 KB

For further enquiries please contact Mr. Pritesh Gounder on email or telephone 331 5822 (ext. 386 242) or direct line 323 0842.

The Survey of Wholesale and Retail Trade; Repair of Motor Vehicles and Motor Cycles Release for September Quarter of 2015 will be released on 18th December 2015.

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