Turnover of retail trade has increasedAs reported by the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Statistics, turnover of retail trade in January-March of the current year increased by 2,7 % compared to the same period last year, in Uzbekistan.
The share of turnover of large enterprises amounted to 12,8 % and the growth rate to the previous year increased by 22,4 %. The increase in growth rates over the same period last year was observed in all regions of the republic. In particular, the most high growth rate in Khorezm (7,0 %), Navoi (6,5 %), Andijan (5,3 %), Fergana (3,5 %) and Jizzakh (3,3 %) relatively low growth rate in Kashkadarya (0,4 %), Tashkent (0,9 %) and Samarkand regions (1,0 %).
Positive impact on the increase in retail sales was provided by regions with high shares of turnover, such as the Tashkent city (21 9 %), Tashkent (9,9 %), Fergana (8,5 %), Andijan (8,5 %) and Samarkand (8,2 %) regions.
In January-March 2018, the volume of wholesale trade amounted to 10297,3 billion soums, or 102,3 % to the level of the same period in 2017.