YEREVAN, October 3. /ARKA/. Armenia’s domestic trade turnover amounted to a total of 1,333.9 billion drams in January-August, a 2.5% increase from the same period of the year before, ArmStat reported.
Retail trade only totaled 818.1 billion drams (2.2% increase) and constituted 61.3% of the overall turnover, according to the report.
Wholesale accounted for 35% of the turnover and amounted to about 466.9 billion drams.
According to the statistics, most part of the retail trade (69.4% or 568bln drams) was shop sale. Consumer goods market trading amounted to about 51.8bln drams or 6.4%. ($1=405.40drams).–0—