Official Statistics of Finland

Turnover of trade

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
Retail trade flash estimate: turnover grew by 4.3 per cent year-on-year in April
24 May 2019
According to Statistics Finlands retail trade flash estimate, the working day adjusted turnover of retail trade increased by 4.3 per cent in April from April 2018. The volume of retail trade sales, from which the impact of price changes has been eliminated, grew by 3.2 per cent over the same period. In daily consumer goods trade, the working day adjusted turnover also increased by 4.3 per cent in April and the sales volume, in turn, by 2.1 per cent from the corresponding period of the previous year.

Next release:
13 Jun 2019

Description: The index of turnover of trade describes development in the turnover of enterprises engaged in trade. Turnover for the largest enterprises in their respective industries is described with the data collected with the sales inquiry while the data on sales obtained from the Tax Administration's self-assessed tax are exploited to describe the turnover of other enterprises. Turnover is exclusive of value-added tax. In addition, the volume index of sales, from which the impact of prices has been eliminated, is produced on trade.
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Keywords: business cycles, economic fluctuation, enterprises, indices, industries, motor vehicle trade, motor vehicles, motorcar, retail trade, trade, turnover, vehicles, wholesale and retail trade, wholesale trade.
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Change: Release lag of turnover indices shortens due to introduction of time series modelling
14 Feb 2019
The release lag of turnover indices for manufacturing, construction and services shortens by one month starting from data concerning January 2019.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Turnover of trade [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0939. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 26.5.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/klv/index_en.html