FBoS Release No.83, 2014

12th December 2014


The Survey covers registered businesses engaged in Wholesale and Retail Trade; Repair of Motor Vehicles and Motor Cycles that account for 80 per cent of the Total Turnover.

September Quarter 2014

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Findings from the September quarter of 2014 Survey of Wholesale and Retail Trade; Repair of Motor Vehicles and Motor Cycles estimates sales of goods and services income at $867.7 million which is an increase of 0.4 per cent over the June quarter of 2014 and 5.7 per cent more than the same quarter in 2013.

The estimated Value of Stocks at the end of the September quarter of 2014 was $398.5 million, an increase of 0.7 per cent over the September quarter of 2014 and 2.8 per cent more than the same quarter in 2013

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

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.

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For further enquiries please contact Ms. Jyotishna Lata on email or Telephone 3230844.

The Survey of Wholesale and Retail Trade; Repair of Motor Vehicles and Motor Cycles Release for December quarter of 2014 will be available in March 2015.