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Retail trade - June 2018

Sales for non-food goods increased, y-o-y, sales for food dropped

Product Code: 120019-18

In June 2018, sales adjusted for calendar effects increased at constant prices by 3.2%, year‑on‑year (y-o-y); non-adjusted sales increased by 2.0%, y-o-y. Seasonally adjusted sales in retail trade stagnated, month-on-month (m-o-m).

Seasonally adjusted sales in retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles (CZ‑NACE 47) stagnated in June at constant prices, month-on-month. Sales for sale of non‑food goods increased by 0.6%, while for sale of automotive fuel they dropped by 1.6% and for food they were 1.5% down.

Sales in retail trade adjusted for calendar effects increased by 3.2%, year-on-year; sales for sale of non-food goods increased by 6.3%, sales for automotive fuel by 2.7%, while for food they decreased by 0.7%. June 2018 had one working day less than June 2017.

Non-adjusted sales in retail trade increased by 2.0%, y-o-y. Sales for sale of non-food goods increased by 4.7%, for automotive fuel by 1.3%, and for food they dropped by 0.7%.

The increase of sales in retail trade was influenced the most by growth of sale via mail order houses or via Internet (+15.9%). Higher sales were recorded also by retail sale of information and communication equipment in specialised stores (+10.2%), retail sale of cultural and recreation goods in specialised stores (+6.4%), retail sale of other household equipment in specialised stores (+3.6%), retail sale of clothing and footwear in specialised stores (+2.7%), and in retail sale of dispensing chemist, medical and orthopaedic goods, and cosmetic and toilet articles in specialised stores (+1.0%). On the contrary, sales decreased in retail sale of food, beverages and tobacco in specialised stores (-2.0%) and in retail sale in non‑specialised stores with food, beverages or tobacco predominating (-0.6%).

The price deflator (CZ-NACE 47) related to the corresponding period of the previous year (VAT excluded) was 102.0%. It was influenced mainly by higher prices of automotive fuel, food,

dispensing chemist, medical and orthopaedic goods, cosmetic and toilet articles. On the contrary, prices decreased in retail sale of information and communication equipment in specialised stores, retail sale of cultural and recreation goods in specialised stores, and retail sale of clothing and footwear.

Seasonally adjusted sales for sale and repair of motor vehicles (CZ-NACE 45) increased at constant prices by 2.3%, m-o-m. Sales adjusted for calendar effects increased by 3.5%, y-o-y. Non-adjusted sales increased by 0.2%, y-o-y; sales for sale of motor vehicles (including spare parts) increased by 0.2%, y-o-y, and sales for repair of motor vehicles decreased by 0.1%, y-o-y.

International comparison of retail sales development in the EU Member States is available at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/web/short-term-business-statistics/publications/news-releases.

For the entire Q2 2018, sales in retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles (CZ‑NACE 47) adjusted for calendar effects increased at constant prices by 4.4%, y-o-y; non-adjusted sales increased by 4.2% (there was one working day more in the Q2 2018 compared to the corresponding period of the previous year). Non-adjusted sales for sale of non‑food goods increased by 7.5%, y-o-y, for sale of automotive fuel by 5.4%, and for food they stagnated. Sales for sale and repair of motor vehicles (CZ-NACE 45) adjusted for calendar effects decreased by 1.1%, y-o-y; non-adjusted sales dropped by 0.2%, y-o-y. Non-adjusted sales for sale of motor vehicles (including spare parts) decreased by 0.3%, y-o-y, while for repair of motor vehicles they increased by 0.2%, y-o-y. 

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Notes:

All data in the text of the News Release are at constant prices.
Data for June 2018 are preliminary. Final data for all months of 2018 will be published in June 2019.
Responsible head at the CZSO:
Marie Boušková, Director of the Services Statistics Department, phone number: (+420) 274 052 935,
e-mail: marie.bouskova@csu.gov.cz
Contact person: Marie Boušková, Director of the Services Statistics Department, phone number: (+420) 274 052 935
e-mail: marie.bouskova@csu.gov.cz
Method of data acquisition: direct survey of the CZSO (SP 1-12)
End of data collection: 27 July 2018
End of data processing: 1 August 2018
Related outputs: Base indices and y-o-y indices since 2000 and 2001, respectively, are available in time series
(
https://csu.gov.cz/sales_indices_monthly_retail_trade_hotels_and_restaurants_time_series).

Next News Release will be published on: 5 September 2018

 

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