Official Statistics of Finland

Turnover of trade

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Retail trade flash estimate: turnover grew by 6.6 per cent year-on-year in March
27 Apr 2021
According to Statistics Finlands retail trade flash estimate, the working day adjusted turnover of retail trade increased by 6.6 per cent in March from March 2020. The volume of retail trade sales, from which the impact of price changes has been eliminated, increased by 5.8 per cent over the same period. In daily consumer goods trade, the working day adjusted turnover increased by 3.4 per cent in March and the sales volume, in turn, by 1.5 per cent from the corresponding period of the previous year.

Description: The index of turnover of trade describes development in the turnover of enterprises engaged in trade. Turnover for the largest enterprises in their respective industries is described with the data collected with the sales inquiry while the data on sales obtained from the Tax Administration's self-assessed tax are exploited to describe the turnover of other enterprises. Turnover is exclusive of value-added tax. In addition, the volume index of sales, from which the impact of prices has been eliminated, is produced on trade.
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Keywords: business cycles, economic fluctuation, enterprises, indices, industries, motor vehicle trade, motor vehicles, motorcar, retail trade, trade, turnover, vehicles, wholesale and retail trade, wholesale trade.
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Change: Industries of enterprises have been revised in the data released in February
15 Feb 2021
Starting from statistical release published in February 2021 the latest industries defined by the Business Register have been taken into use in the turnover and wage and salary indices.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Turnover of trade [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0939. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 7.5.2021].
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