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RETAIL TRADE TURNOVER IN JANUARY 2021 INCREASE BY 3.5%

Retail trade turnover in Ukraine in January 2021 at comparable prices increased by 3.5% compared to January 2020, the State Statistics Service has reported.
According to its data, in January 2021 retail trade turnover decreased by 27.9% compared to December 2020.
The largest growth in the turnover of retail trade of enterprises (legal entities and individual entrepreneurs) in January 2021 compared to January 2020 was recorded in Kyiv (by 13.9%), Chernihiv (by 10.7%), Zaporizhia (by 6.9%), Odesa (by 6.4%), Dnipropetrovsk (by 6.2%), Vinnytsia (by 6%), Poltava (by 5.6%), Sumy (by 4.2%) and Luhansk (by 4.1%) regions.
According to the statistics department, the leaders in absolute indicators of the volume of retail trade in January 2021 were Kyiv city (UAH 19.099 billion), Dnipropetrovsk (UAH 9.382 billion), Kyiv (UAH 8.458 billion), Kharkiv (UAH 7.065 billion), Odesa (UAH 7.213 billion UAH) and Lviv (UAH 5.736 billion) regions.
The State Statistics Service clarifies that the turnover of retail trade enterprises (legal entities) in January 2021 compared to January 2020 increased by 4.9%, from December 2020 decreased by 27.1%, amounting to UAH 71.915 billion.
The wholesale trade turnover of enterprises (legal entities) in January 2021 compared to the same month in 2020 decreased by 0.6% and amounted to UAH 196.453 billion.
As reported, the retail trade turnover of Ukraine in 2020 increased by 8.4% and amounted to UAH 1.211 trillion.
The State Statistics Service reminds that the data are given without taking into account the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Sevastopol and the zone of the JFO.

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FOREIGN TRADE TURNOVER BY THE MOST IMPORTANT POSITIONS IN JAN-OCT 2020 (EXPORT)

Foreign trade turnover by the most important positions in Jan-Oct 2020 (export).

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FOREIGN TRADE TURNOVER BY THE MOST IMPORTANT POSITIONS IN JAN-SEPT 2020 (EXPORT)

Foreign trade turnover by the most important positions in Jan-Sept 2020 (export).

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FOREIGN TRADE TURNOVER BY THE MOST IMPORTANT POSITIONS IN JAN-AUG 2020 (EXPORT)

Foreign trade turnover by the most important positions in Jan-Aug 2020 (export).

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RETAIL TURNOVER IN UKRAINE BY REGIONS IN JAN-JUNE 2020 (UAH MLN)

Retail turnover in Ukraine by regions in jan-June 2020 (UAH Mln)

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COMMODITY TURNOVER IN MAIN RETAIL SEGMENTS IN UKRAINE RETURNS TO PRE-CRISIS LEVEL – OPINION

Commodity turnover in the main retail segments returned to the pre-crisis level according to the results of May 2020, almost reaching the February figures, according to the analysis of the number and volume of payments by credit cards in the network of POS terminals of PrivatBank (Kyiv) in January-May 2020, published by the bank’s press service on Monday.
“Food retail is currently getting out the lockdown without losses. According to the analysis of the volume of payments made by cards in the bank’s retail network of terminals, in March and April 2020, non-cash turnover in food chain stores increased by 25% compared to February. In May, non-cash turnover in the food networks was 23% higher than in February,” the bank said.
Non-cash turnover in the network of pharmacies and medical goods stores increased most of all in the first months of lockdown, in particular, in March compared with February it increased by 30%. At the same time, in May non-cash turnover in the pharmacy chains fell by 18% compared to February.
According to the analysis, the most significant during the lockdown was the reduction of cashless turnover in the electronics and home appliances market, which in March amounted to 10% compared to February, and in April reached 43%. In May, the turnover in this sector returned to the pre-crisis level.
According to PrivatBank, by the end of May, the turnover in filling station chains also returned to the pre-lockdown level after sales fell by 20% in April compared to February.

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