Release No.12, 2014

31st March 2014


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

December Quarter and Annual 2013

DECEMBER QUARTER 2013

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Findings from the December quarter of 2013 Survey of Wholesale and Retail Trade, Repair of Motor Vehicles and Motor Cycles estimates sales and services income at $874.1 million which is an increase of 6.5 per cent over the September quarter of 2013 and 7.7 per cent more than the same quarter in 2012.

The estimated Value of Stocks at the end of the December quarter of 2013 was $391.4 million, an increase of 0.95 per cent over the September quarter of 2012 and 3.4 per cent more than the same quarter in 2012.

ANNUAL 2013

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The 2013 annual sales and services income is estimated to be $3,290 million, an increase of 6.6 per cent compared to 2012.

The quarterly survey of Wholesale and Retail Trade and 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 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 2011 to 2013 on an annual and quarterly basis.

xlsQuarterly WRT & Repair of Motor Vehicles & Motor Cycles Sales42.5 KB

xlsQuarterly WRT & Repair of Motor Vehicles & Motor Cycles Stock39.5 KB

For further enquiries please contact Mr. Aisake Tabuadua on Telephone 3315822 ext 120 or email

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

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