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Turnover in Slovakia increased

Christian Fernsby |
Turnover in Slovakia increased, month-on-month, in food and beverage service activities by 1,1% and in wholesale by 0,8%. It dropped in accommodation by 12,7%, retail trade by 1,8%, sale and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles by 0,6%.

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Turnover in sale and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles increased, year-on-year, by 9,5% affected by higher turnover in sale of motor vehicles by 11,2%%, in sale of motor vehicle parts and accessories by 21,8% and in repair and maintenance of motor vehicles by 1,1%.

Compared with February 2018, turnover in wholesale rose by 8%, in total. The increase was in most activities, of which most considerably in wholesale of household goods by 11,4%, wholesale of machinery, equipment and supplies by 22,3%, other specialized wholesale by 4,1%, wholesale of food, beverages and tobacco by 6,9% and in wholesale on a fee or contract basis by 9,9%. It decreased only in wholesale of ICT equipment by 2%.

Turnover in retail trade did not change, year-on-year. The development was affected by higher turnover in retail sale not in stores, stalls and markets by 9,4%, retail sale of automotive fuels in specialized stores by 5,5% and in retail sale of food, beverages and tobacco by 17,3%. Lower turnover were recorded mostly in retail sale in non-specialized stores by 2,7% and in retail sale of other goods in specialized stores by 4,4%.

Turnover in accommodation increased by 9% in comparison with the corresponding period last year.

Turnover in food and beverage service activities was higher by 9,1%.


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