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In June, retail trade in Lithuania increased by 5.1% y-o-y

Alina Ramaškevičienė, Statistics Lithuania, Vlnius, 28.07.2020.Print version
Over June, after revoking the COVID-19 quarantine, the turnover of retail trade enterprises in Lithuania increased by 5.6%, of food and beverage service enterprises – 49.7%. Over the year the trade increased by 5.1%.

  • Based on provisional data, in June 2020, the turnover (VAT excluded) of retail trade enterprises amounted to EUR 1 billion 56 million at current prices, and against May 2020, seasonally and calendar adjusted, increased by 5.6 per cent at constant prices.



  • Over the month, the turnover of enterprises trading in food products, seasonally and calendar adjusted, increased by 0.7 per cent, of those trading in non-food products – 5.5 per cent, of those engaged in retail trade of automotive fuel – 15.2 per cent at constant prices.


  • In June 2020, against June 2019, the turnover (VAT excluded) of retail trade enterprises, calendar adjusted, increased by 5.1 per cent at constant prices. The turnover of enterprises trading in food products increased by 0.7 per cent, of those trading in non-food products – 11.2 per cent, of those engaged in retail trade of automotive fuel – 2.8 per cent at constant prices.


  • In June 2020, the turnover of food and beverage service enterprises (VAT excluded) amounted to EUR 61.5 million at current prices and, against May 2020, seasonally and calendar adjusted, increased by 49.7 per cent at constant prices.



  • In June 2020, against June 2019, calendar adjusted, the turnover of such enterprises decreased by 24.4 per cent at constant prices.


Changes in turnover (VAT excluded), at constant prices, per cent

Economic activities (NACE Rev. 2)

June 2020, against

January–June 2020, against January–June 2019, calendar adjusted

May 2020, seasonally and calendar adjusted

June 2019, calendar adjusted

Division 47. Retail trade

5.6

5.1

–1.1

Retail trade, except for sale of automotive fuel

3.2

5.9

0.7

Food, alcoholic beverages and tobacco

0.7

0.7

0.0

In non-specialised stores

0.5

0.7

0.0

In specialised stores

5.5

4.2

0.9

Non-food products

5.5

11.2

1.4

In specialised stores

 

 

 

Textiles, clothing and footwear

40.5

12.6

–17.6

Audio and video equipment, recordings, metal articles, paints and glass, electrical household appliances, furniture and lighting equipment

–4.6

9.0

0.4

Information and communication equipment, cultural and recreation goods, watches, jewellery and other new goods

13.2

12.9

1.3

Pharmaceuticals and medical goods and cosmetics

7.3

–1.4

–0.3

Retail sale via mail order houses or via Internet

–5.2

49.7

42.2

In non-specialised stores

3.5

14.5

–5.8

Retail sale of automotive fuel

15.2

2.8

–7.1

Division 56. Food and beverage service activities

49.7

–24.4

–29.7


A news release on changes in turnover of enterprises engaged in retail trade and food and beverage service activities in July 2020 is due on 26 August 2020.


For more information, see the Database of Indicators


Statistical information is produced and disseminated pursuant to the European Statistics Code of Practice.


For more terms, please see the Dictionary of Statistical Terms.


Definitions :

Retail trade — except of motor vehicles and motorcycles.

Turnover — income recognised or received over a reporting period by an economic entity by selling goods and (or) providing services less the amount of the returned goods sale, write-down, discounts. Income that is recognized in the profit (loss) account as a result of other activity as well as income from financial and investment activities is excluded.







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