6 February 2021 → The Main Statistical Department: annual retail turnover indicators remain positive
In the Main Statistical Department of the city of Minsk, the correspondent of the agency "Minsk-Novosti" was told about the results that the capital's trade and public catering ended the year.
According to statistics, retail turnover in 2020 amounted to 16.3273 billion roubles or 100.5 % in comparable prices to the level of 2019.
At the same time, retail turnover of trade organizations, which accounted for 94.1 % of the city's retail turnover, amounted to 15.3636 billion roubles in the past year or 101.7 % in comparable prices to the level of the previous year.
As for the wholesale turnover, here the indicators in 2020, as compared with prices in 2019, turned out to be 6.2% lower. The annual trade turnover was equal to 64.2169 billion roubles.
The turnover of the capital’s public catering sagged the most. The coronavirus pandemic, which began in early spring and continued until the end of 2020, dealt a serious blow to the work of this sector of the economy. Thus, the turnover of public catering over the past year amounted to 1.1234 billion roubles or 76 % in comparable prices to the level of 2019.
News provided by Agency "Minsk-Novosti"
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