CYPRUS’ Turnover Volume Index of Retail Trade for the period January-September 2013 recorded a decrease of 7.5 per cent compared to the corresponding period of 2012.
According to figures released by the Statistical Service, Retail Trade Turnover Volume for September 2013 amounted to 105.4 units, recording a decrease of 7.1 units or 6.3 per cent compared to 112.5 in August 2013. On an annual basis, the Index decreased by 5.9 units or 5.3 per cent.
According to provisional estimates, the Turnover Volume Index of Retail Trade for October 2013 declined by 1.1 units or 1.0 per cent to 104.3 units compared to 105.4 in September 2013.
For the period January-October 2013, the Index is provisionally estimated to have a decrease of 7.1 per cent compared to the corresponding period of 2012. (CNA)