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In the seasonally adjusted series, the volume of sales of the retail trade changed 0.2% in October and the nominal revenue of sales, 0.7%, compared with September. This was the eighth positive figure in a row for the volume of sales, whereas the nominal revenue has been growing since June 2012. As a result, both the volume and revenue moving averages rose: 0.5% and 0.9%, respectively. In the other comparisons in the seasonally unadjusted series, the volume of sales rose 5.3% over October 2012, a cumulative rate of 4.0% in the year and of 4.5% in the last 12 months. For the nominal revenue of sales, these rates were 12.0%, 11.8%
December 12, 2013