Official Statistics of Finland

Turnover of trade

Producer: Statistics Finland

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Sales increased in all sectors of trade in January
13 Mar 2018
According to Statistics Finland, sales in total trade increased by 7.6 per cent in January from January 2017. Among trade industries, wholesale trade and motor vehicle trade grew most. Sales in wholesale trade increased by 8.6 per cent and in motor vehicle trade by 7.9 per cent year-on-year. Sales in retail trade increased by 5.4 per cent in January from one year ago. Among retail trade industries, sales of daily consumer goods grew by 4.0 per cent and sales in department store trade by 4.9 per cent from January 2017.

Next release:
26 Mar 2018

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: Base year of the indices of turnover of trade changes
09 Mar 2018
Starting from data concerning January 2018, the base year 2015=100 will be introduced in the turnover of trade.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Turnover of trade [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0939. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.3.2018].
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