Ukraine’s retail trade turnover in January 2020 in comparable prices increased by 12.1% compared with January 2019, the State Statistics Service has reported. According to its data, in January 2020 retail trade turnover decreased by 21.9% compared to December 2019.
Retail goods turnover in January 2020 was UAH 90.833 billion.
The largest growth in the retail trade turnover of enterprises (legal entities and individual entrepreneurs) in January 2020 compared with January 2019 was recorded in Zaporizhia (by 17.7%), Ternopil (by 17.4%), Kirovohrad (by 16%), Khmelnytsky and Kyiv (by 15.4%), Chernivtsi (by 14.9%), Lviv (by 14.8%), Dnipropetrovsk (by 14.3%), Poltava (by 14.1%), and Kherson (by 14%) regions.
Last month, the leaders in absolute terms of retail turnover were: Kyiv city (UAH 17.584 billion), Dnipropetrovsk (UAH 8.565 billion), Kharkiv (UAH 7.012 billion), Odesa (UAH 6.697 billion), Kyiv (UAH 6.598 billion) and Lviv (5.639 billion UAH) regions.
According to statistics, in January 2020 compared with January 2019, retail trade turnover in Donetsk region increased 10.3% (to UAH 2.85 billion), in Luhansk region it grew by 5.8% (to UAH 0.816 billion).
The State Statistics Service said that the turnover of retail enterprises (legal entities) in January 2020 compared to January 2019 increased 10.8% and compared to December 2019 decreased 22.9%, amounting to UAH 65.047 billion.
The wholesale trade turnover of enterprises last month compared to the same month of 2019 fell by 2%, to UAH 141.67 billion.The service said that the data are given without taking into account the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Sevastopol and the Joint Forces Operation area.
Retail trade in Ukraine (legal entities and individual entrepreneurs) in January-August 2019 increased by 9.9% in comparable prices compared with January-August 2018, the State Statistics Service said on Friday. In August 2019 alone, retail trade turnover grew by 3.4% compared with the previous month and by 6.7% year-over-year (August 2019 to August 2018).
The largest growth in retail turnover in January-August 2019 compared to the same period in 2018 was recorded in Vinnitsa region (by 18.2%), Ternopol region (by 17.1%), Kyiv region (by 16%), Cherkasy region (by 14.2%), Luhansk region (by 13.7%), Odesa region (by 13.3%), Dnipropetrovsk region (by 13%), Khmelnitsky region (by 11.1%), Donetsk region (by 10.5%), Rivne region (by 10.3%), and the city of Kyiv (by 14.5%).
The State Statistics Service says that its report does not include data from the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the city of Sevastopol and occupied districts in Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
Regional structure of retail turnover of retail trade in jan–june, 2019