Estonia August Retail Sales: Summary

Following is a summary of the August retail sales report from Statistical Office of Estonia in Tallinn:

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                                        Aug.  July  June   May April March
                                        2011  2011  2011  2011  2011  2011
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Constant prices                         ----------Yearly % changes--------
Economic activities total                 6%    5%    6%    5%    5%    7%
Wholesales, retail trade, repair of
motor vehicles and motorcycles           33%   18%   25%   36%   19%   45%
 Sales of motor vehicles and parts       36%   20%   27%   38%   21%   48%
 Maintenance, repair of  vehicles       -34%  -36%  -21%  -19%  -29%  -17%
Retail trade*                             4%    4%    4%    3%    4%    5%
 Retail sale in non-spec. stores, food,
 beverages or tobacco predominating      -1%   -1%    1%   -2%    0%   -2%
 Other retail sale in non-spec. stores   15%   14%   13%   10%   18%   12%
 Retail sale of food, beverages, tobac   18%   13%   19%    8%   11%   13%
 Retail sale of automotive fuel           5%    4%    4%    2%    1%    3%
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                                        Aug.  July  June   May April March
                                        2011  2011  2011  2011  2011  2011
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 Retail sale of household goods and
appliances, hardware, building materia   16%   18%    6%   14%   13%   27%
 Retail sale of textiles, clothing,
 footwear and leather goods              -5%    2%   11%   -5%    5%   -2%
 Retail sale of pharmaceutical and
 medical goods, cosmetics                -3%   -8%  -10%   -5%  -11%   -7%
 Retail sale in other specialized stor   13%   13%   12%   13%   18%   24%
 Retail sale via mail order houses
 or via Internet                         14%   15%   25%   55%   19%   29%
 Retail sale of second-hand goods
 in stores, other non-store retail sal   53%   44%   16%   28%   37%   18%
Constant prices                          ---------Monthly % changes--------
Economic activities total                -2%    2%    3%    6%    3%   17%
Wholesales, retail trade, repair of
motor vehicles and motorcycles           14%   -6%  -14%    0%    9%   41%
 Sales of motor vehicles and parts       14%   -6%  -14%    0%    9%   42%
 Maintenance, repair of  vehicles         8%  -15%  -14%   10%   -8%   24%
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                                        Aug.  July  June   May April March
                                        2011  2011  2011  2011  2011  2011
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Retail trade*                            -3%    3%    4%    6%    2%   16%
 Retail sale in non-spec. stores, food,
 beverages or tobacco predominating      -5%    2%    7%    4%    1%   13%
 Other retail sale in non-spec. stores   -2%    8%   -2%  -15%   24%   19%
 Retail sale of food, beverages, tobac  -10%   -9%   18%   13%   29%   16%
 Retail sale of automotive fuel          -4%    8%    4%   15%    0%    9%
 Retail sale of household goods and
appliances, hardware, building materia    1%    7%    2%   18%    0%   32%
 Retail sale of textiles, clothing,
 footwear and leather goods              -5%    7%    8%    4%   15%   25%
 Retail sale of pharmaceutical and
 medical goods, cosmetics                 6%   -9%   -5%    5%   -9%   19%
 Retail sale in other specialized stor    5%   -2%    0%    5%    6%   19%
 Retail sale via mail order houses
 or via Internet                         42%  -14%  -23%   10%  -23%   14%
 Retail sale of second-hand goods
 in stores, other non-store retail sal   12%    4%   -6%   -4%   10%   14%
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NOTE: *= except motor vehicles, motorcycles
Source: Statistikaamet

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