The turnover of wholesale trade in Tatarstan reaches almost 974 billion
In January-April 2022, the wholesale trade turnover in Tatarstan reached almost 974 billion rubles. This is 16.6% less than the same period last year when it was valued at more than 812 billion, calculated Realnoe Vremya after analyzing data from the Tatarstan Statistics Service.
The lowest wholesale trade turnover in Tatarstan in the first four months of 2022 was recorded in January. It was 211.6 billion rubles, up 24% from the first month of last year — in January 2021 it was estimated at 160.6 billion.
In February 2022, the wholesale trade turnover in Tatarstan exceeded 239 billion rubles. Compared to the same month last year, the growth amounts to nearly 22%.
Last March, the turnover of wholesale trade in Tatarstan amounted to almost 280 billion rubles. This is the highest number for the first four months of the year. Compared to last March, it increased by 16.8%.
The turnover of wholesale trade in April was almost 243 billion rubles. It increased by almost 5% compared to the same month in 2021. Compared to last April, the wholesale trade turnover in Tatarstan was 82.7%, according to the Tatarstan Statistics Service.
Wholesale trade turnover in Tatarstan increases by 13%
Retail trade turnover in Tatarstan in January-April 2022 exceeded 381 billion rubles. Compared to the same period last year, it increased by 13.1%.
Non-food products account for a bi share — 221.4 billion rubles, or 55.4%. Compared with January-April 2022, the retail turnover of non-food products in Tatarstan increased by 11.1%.
Food, including beverages and tobacco, accounted for 170.3 billion rubles, or 44.6%, of retail trade turnover in Tatarstan at the beginning of 2022. Compared to January-April of the last year, that number increased by 14.5%.
Deputy Prime Minister of the republic and Minister of Economy of Tatarstan Midkhat Shagiakhmetov said retail trade turnover in the republic decreased by 10% in April 2022 compared to last year . A decline in mostly foreign-sourced non-food sales explains this, he said. These include cars and spare parts, clothing, shoes, pharmaceuticals, household appliances and smartphones.
According to the Statistics Service of Tatarstan, the retail trade turnover in April was 95 billion rubles. Compared to the same month in 2021, it increased by 8.5%. Service statistics indicate that retail trade turnover in the first four months of the year totaled 87 billion rubles.