Total Retail Sales of Consumer Goods in the First Two Months of 2017
National Bureau of Statistics of China2017-03-15 16:07




In the first two months of 2017, the total retail sales of consumer goods reached 5,796.0 billion yuan, up by 9.5 percent year-on-year (nominal growth rate. The real growth rate was 8.1 percent. The follows are nominal growth rates if there’s no additional explanation). Of the total, the retail sales of consumer goods of units above designated size was 2,468.0 billion yuan, increased 6.8 percent.

 

 

From January to February, the total retail sales of consumer goods reached 4,945.8billion yuan, up by 9.2 percent year-on-year. Of the total, the retail sales of consumer goods of units above designated size was850.2billion yuan, increased 11.8percent.

 

In terms of different consumption patterns, the catering services in the first two months, gained 625.1billion yuan, up by 10.6percent, year-on-year. The retail sales of goods gained5,170.8billion yuan, up by 9.4percent.

The retail sales amount of goods of units above designated size in the first two months was 2,318.6 billion yuan, up by 6.8 percent year-on-year.

In the first two months of 2017, the national online retail sales of goods and services was 858.0billion yuan, increased 31.9 percent year-on-year. Of which, the online retail sales of physical goods was 641.9 billion yuan, increased 25.5 percent, accounting for 11.1 percent of the total retail sales of consumer goods; Of the online retail sales of physical goods, food, clothing and other commodities went up by 15.1 percent, 15.8 percent and 30.7 percent respectively.

 

Total Retail Sales of Consumer Goods inNovember

 

Item

Jan-Feb

 

Absolute Value

(100 million yuan)

Y/Y

(%)

 

 

 

 

 

Total Retail Sales of Consumer Goods

57960

9.5

 

 Of Which: Retail Sales of the Enterprises (units) above Designated Size

24680

6.8

 

 Of Which: Online Retail Sales of Physical Goods

6419

25.5

 

Grouped by Different Areas

 

 

 

 City

49458

9.2

 

 At and Below County Level

8502

11.8

 

Grouped by Consumption Patterns

 

 

 

 Catering Services

6251

10.6

 

  Of which: Income of Catering Services of the Enterprises (units) above Designated Size

1494

6.9

 

 Retail Sales of Goods

51708

9.4

 

  Of which: Income of Retail Sales of Goods of the Enterprises (units) above Designated Size

23186

6.8

 

   Of which: Grain, Oil, Foodstuff

2754

9.7

 

Beverages,

369

11.3

 

Tobacco and Liquor

864

8.7

 

      Garments, Footwear, Hats, Knitwear

2565

6.1

 

      Cosmetics

393

10.6

 

      Gold, Silver and Jewelry

569

8.2

 

      Commodities

890

9.2

 

      Household Appliances and AV Equipment

1298

5.6

 

      Traditional Chinese and Western Medicines

1382

9.9

 

      Cultural and Office Appliances

478

13.4

 

      Furniture

385

11.8

 

      Communication Appliances

656

10.7

 

      Petroleum and Related Products

3013

14.0

 

      Automobile

5865

-1.0

 

      Building and Decoration Materials

427

12.9

 

 

 

 

 

Notes:

1.The growth rate in this table are all nominal growth rate.

2.For parts of data, the total is not equal to the total of sub-items due to round-off.

 

Annotations:

 

1. Explanatory Notes

 

Total Retail Sales of Consumer Goods: refers to the sales of physical commodity or the income of catering services sold or provided by enterprises (units) to individuals, social organizations for non-production and non-operation purposes.

 

Online Retail Sales: refers to the sales of goods and services got through public online trading platform (including self-built websites and third-party platform). Goods and services include physical goods and non-physical goods (such as virtual product, services). 

 

The total retail sales of consumer goods includes online retail sales of physical goods, excludes online retail sales ofnon-physical goods.

 

2.Statistical Coverage

 

The corporate enterprises, industrial activity units or self-employed individuals which retail goods or provide catering services. Enterprises (units) above designated size refer to those wholesale enterprises (units) with an annual revenue from primary business of 20 million yuan and above, those retail enterprises (units) with an annual revenue from primary business of 5 million yuan and above, and those hotel and catering enterprises (units) with an annual revenue from primary business of 2 million yuan and above.

 

3. Survey Methods

 

All enterprises (units) above designated size are surveyed, while the data of enterprises (units) below designated size are collected by sampling survey.

 

4. Month-on-Month Figure Revision

 

According to the auto-revision function of the seasonal adjustment model, the growth rate of the total retail sales of consumer goods since February 2016 was revised. The revised figures and figures in the first two months of 2017are as follows:

 

The Month-on-Month Growth Rate

of Total Retail Sales of Consumer Goods

 

Months

Growth Rate (%)

 

 

2016-February

0.60

March

0.85

April

0.70

May

0.76

June

0.85

July

0.72

August

0.80

September

0.78

October

0.65

November

0.89

December

0.78

2017-January

0.51

February

0.95

 

 

 

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