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Retail Trade intensifies negative trend
Trade Turnover, Employment, Wages and Salaries and Hours worked Indexes
Retail Trade intensifies negative trend - December 2011
31 January 2012

The retail trade turnover index (seasonally adjusted and at constant prices) registered a year-on-year change rate of -10.3% in December (-9.2% in November). The indices of employment, of the number of hours worked adjusted for working days and of wages and salaries presented year-on-year change rates of -5.6%, -5.2% and -3.1%, respectively. In the 4th quarter 2011 the year-on-year rate of change stood at -9.7% (-5.5% in the 3rd quarter). For the year 2011, the retail trade turnover index decreased 6.8% (change rate of -0.2% in the previous year).
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