Periodic survey of motor vehicle trade

Producer: Statistics Finland

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Retail and wholesale trade of motor vehicles almost equally large in motor vehicle trade
25 Apr 2012
According to Statistics Finland, retail trade of motor vehicles generated 37.1 per cent and wholesale trade of motor vehicles 36.1 per cent of the almost EUR 14.5 billion turnover from products in the motor vehicle trade in 2010. Inclusive of other retail and wholesale trade, as well as turnover from other activities, the total turnover in the motor vehicle trade amounted to nearly EUR 15.3 billion. The share of retail trade of motor vehicle parts and accessories was 7.9 per cent while the share of their wholesale trade was 10.9 per cent. Maintenance and repair services generated eight per cent of the turnover of motor vehicle trade products.

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Description: The periodic survey of motor vehicle trade is produced at specific intervals as an inquiry directed to enterprises. The inquiry comprises sale, maintenance and repair of motor vehicles and retail sale of automotive fuel. The enterprises are selected to the sample survey so that enterprises of different size are included. The responses obtained from the sample enterprises are inflated to correspond to the data of the enterprises in the frame by industry and CPA category. The data concern the division of turnover in motor vehicle trade by product. The inquiry made in 2006 concerns the year 2005 and the following one the year 2010.
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Keywords: business enterprises, fuels, motor vehicle trade, motor vehicles, motorcar, retail trade, trade, turnover, vehicles, wholesale and retail trade, wholesale trade.
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Statistics: Periodic survey of motor vehicle trade [e-publication].
ISSN=2242-8046. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 26.8.2016].
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