In October 2007 Dutch retail trade realised a turnover that was 6.2 percent higher than a year earlier.
The sector hotels and restaurants generated a 2.7 percent turnover increase in the third quarter of 2007 relative to one year ago. Prices in the sector rose by 3.2 percent.
Retail turnover grew 2.5 percent in the third quarter of 2007 relative to one year previously.
Retail turnover grew 2.6 percent in August 2007 relative to the same month last year. Supermarkets in particular performed well.
In the second quarter of 2007, the sector hotels and restaurants showed an overall turnover growth rate of nearly 7 percent relative to one year previously.
In the second quarter of 2007, retail turnover grew by 3.1 percent relative to the same period one year previously.
Turnover in the retail trade was 1.9 percent higher in May this year than in the same month last year. This is mainly the result of higher prices.
Retail trade recorded a turnover growth of 2.6 percent in April 2007 relative to April 2006. Just like in the preceding months, non-food shops performed very well.
In the first quarter of 2007, turnover in the sector hotels and restaurants improved 9 percent relative to the same period last year. Prices rose by 3.4 percent. This turnover increase was the highest of the past decade.
Retail turnover improved 6.0 percent in March 2007 relative to the same period last year.
The retail trade booked 4.1 percent more turnover in January 2007 than twelve months previously.
Turnover in the sector hotels and restaurants increased considerably in 2006. The 5 percent turnover growth was nearly twice as high as in 2005.
Retail turnover increased substantially by 5.4 percent in 2006, compared to the previous year.
Dutch retail turnover was 5.6 percent higher in November 2006 than in November 2005.