FBoS Release No. 16, 2016
1st April 2016


December Quarter 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.

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The December quarter of 2015 Survey estimates sales of goods and services income at $953.7 million which is an increase of 3.9 per cent over the September quarter of 2015 and 3.6 per cent more than the same quarter in 2014.

 

 

 

 

 

The estimated Value of Stocks at the end of the December quarter of 2015 was $424.6 million, an increase of 1.1 per cent over the September quarter of 2015 and 5.5 per cent more than the same quarter in 2014.

Annual 2015

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The 2015 annual sales and services income is estimated to be $3,664.8 million, an increase of 4.7 per cent compared to 2014.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 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 March Quarter of 2016 will be released in June 2016.