In June 2013, the sales volume decreased in the retail trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles, and in personal servicesSales volume in the retail trade and personal services - june 2013

In June 2013, the sales volume declined compared to May in the retail trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles (–1.4%), in household services (–1.2%) and in accommodation and food service activities (–0.7%). It was broadly stable in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (+0.1%).

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In June 2013, the sales volume declined compared to May in the retail trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles (–1.4%), in household services (–1.2%) and in accommodation and food service activities (–0.7%). It was broadly stable in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (+0.1%).

Over the second quarter 2013 (q-o-q), the sales volume went up slightly in the retail trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles (+0.6%), in accommodation and food service activities (+0.5%), in household services (+0.5%) and in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (+0.4%).

Over the year (y-o-y), the sales volume fell significantly in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (–3.7%) and in accommodation and food services activities (–1.8%). It rose in the retail trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles (+0.9%) and remained stable in household services (0.0%).

Graph1_Anglais – Volume of sales in the retail trade and personal services

  • Source : INSEE

In July 2013, the sales volume in the retail trade is expected to rise (+1.9%).

Revisions

The evolution in May has been revised by +0.2 point in household services, by –0.2 point in accommodation and food service activities and by +0.1 point in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles. In the same period, the volume of sales’ variation has been confirmed in the retail trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles.

Tab1_anglais – Variation of sales volume in the retail trade and personal services

SA-WDA volume, Base year 2010
Variation of sales volume in the retail trade and personal services
Change in %
NACE Classification Weight June/ May May/ April q-o-q (1) y-o-y (2)
47 Retail trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles 1000 –1.4 1.6 0.6 0.9
471 Retail sale in non-specialized stores 369 –1.8 1.8 0.3 –0.3
472 to 477 Retail sale in specialized stores 573 –1.4 1.6 0.9 1.9
478 and 479 Retail trade not in stores 58 0.2 –0.1 –0.2 –0.8
45 Trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles 1000 0.1 –1.4 0.4 –3.7
I Accommodation and food service activities 1000 –0.7 1.3 0.5 –1.8
R+S Household services 1000 –1.2 –0.6 0.5 0.0
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 449 –1.5 –1.3 1.0 –0.8
S Other service activities 551 –1.0 0.0 0.1 0.7
  • (1) Quarter-on-quarter: last three months / three previous months.
  • (2) Year-on-year: last three months / three same months of the previous year.
  • Source: INSEE

Tabprecoce_anglais – Variation of sales volume in the retail trade : early estimate*

SA-WDA volume, Base year 2010
Variation of sales volume in the retail trade : early estimate*
Change in %
July 2013/ June 2013 July 2013/ July 2012
47 Retail trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles 1.9 0.5
  • * Econometric estimate from a set of sources available within 30 days after the end of the reference month
  • Source: INSEE