Wholesale and Retail Trade

Release No., 2012

10 October 2012


SURVEY OF WHOLESALE AND RETAIL TRADE AND REPAIR OF MOTOR      

VEHICLES AND MOTOR CYCLES

 September Quarter 2012

total wholesale

Findings from the September Quarter 2012 Survey of Wholesale and Retail Trade, Repair of Motor Vehicles and Motor Cycles estimates sales and services income at $776.1 million which is an increase of 2.3 per cent over the June Quarter 2012 and 3.8 per cent more than the same Quarter in 2011.

The estimated Value of Stocks at the end of the September Quarter 2012 was $370.3 million, an increase of 2.3 per cent over the June Quarter 2012 and 9.1 per cent more than the same Quarter in 2011.

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 tables on sales and stock from 2009 to quarter 3 2012 on an annual and quarterly basis.

For further enquiries please contact Ms Vikashni Lata on 3315822 ext 132.

E. Waqavonovono

Government Statistician