Retail trade turnover in Ukraine grew

Оборот розничной торговли в Украине вырос

Retail trade grows

In the first month of the new year retail trade turnover grew by 9.6% in comparison with January of 2017. Compared to December 2017, this indicator decreased by 24.5%.

In January 2018, the retail trade turnover compared to last year rose by 9.6%. This was reported on the official website of the State statistics service of Ukraine.

“In January of 2018 the turnover of retail trade in comparison with January of 2017, in comparable prices grew by 9.6%, as compared to December 2017 fell by 24.5%,” — said in the message.

As noted, among the regions the largest increase in retail trade turnover in January 2018, compared with January 2017 was observed in the Transcarpathian region (21.8%), Sumy (13.9%), Cherkasy (by 13.8%), Chernihiv (12.4%), Mykolaiv (by 12.1%) and Vinnytsia (12%).

Recall, for 2017, the retail trade turnover of Ukraine increased by 8.8%. The highest growth was recorded in the Transcarpathian, Odessa and Lviv regions.