Retail trade in Ukraine increased by more than 3% over past year

21.02.2017

In January 2017, retail trade turnover in Ukraine increased by 3% in contrast to the same period last year, the Ukrainian State Statistics Service reports.

“In January 2017, retail trade turnover increased by 3.1% compared to January 2016 and lowered by 16.4% compared to December 2016,” the report states.

The highest increase in retail trade turnover was recorded in Sumy Region (9.7%), Kirovohrad Region (8.6%), Vinnytsia Region (7.7%), the city of Kyiv (7.7%), Mykolaiv Region (7.5%) and Kyiv Region (6.7%).

A considerable decrease in retail trade turnover was recorded in Zaporizhzhia Region (4%), Rivne Region (2.2%), Dnipropetrovsk Region (2%) and Chernivtsi Region (1.8%).

According to the Ukrainian State Statistics Service, the data on retail trade turnover in January 2017 cover all regions of Ukraine, excluding the temporarily occupied Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the city of Sevastopol and parts of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) zone.


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