Retail trade turnover in Ukraine in 2018 in comparable prices increased by 6.1% compared with 2017, the State Statistics Service has reported. According to the State Statistics Service, retail trade turnover in December increased by 19.1% compared to November 2018 and by 4.9% compared to December 2017.
The largest growth in retail trade turnover at enterprises (legal entities and individual entrepreneurs) in 2018 compared to 2017 was recorded in Luhansk (by 26.8%), Donetsk (by 14.2%), Zakarpattia (by 12.7%), Poltava (by 12.3%), Vinnytsia (by 11.1%), Ivano-Frankivsk (by 10.7%), and Ternopil regions (by 10.1%).
Retail trade turnover in Ukraine in January-October 2018 in comparable prices increased by 5.4% compared with January-October 2017, the State Statistics Service has reported. Retail trade turnover in October 2018 rose by 2% compared with September of the current year, and by 5% from October 2017.
The largest growth in retail trade turnover for the ten months of 2018 compared to the same period in 2017 was observed in Luhansk (by 27%), Donetsk (by 12.9%), Zakarpattia (by 11.5%), and Poltava regions (11.4%).