Retail trade- monthly data

Legal basis

Monthly survey on retail trade is conducted on the basis of the Law on Official Statistics and Official Statistical System "Official Gazette of Montenegro 18/12".

METHODOLOGICAL BASES

Purpose of survey

Monthly survey on retail trade collects the data on the turnover in retail trade. The data collected are used for monitoring volume and dynamics in turnover, analysis of effects of trade policy measures, analysis of volume and changes in the structure of personal consumption, analysis of seasonal characteristics of consumption, and analysing the total economy trends.

Coverage of survey

The data are collected from a sample of reporting units representing trends in the total turnover of goods. Thus, the results obtained on the basis of sample represent a monthly estimation of achieved turnover of goods in the retail trade in Montenegro. The sample frame covers all companies (enterprises) with the main activity in trade and classified within Central Register of Commercial Court by activity classification in Area 47.

Data sources
The data source is all companies (enterprises) with the main activity in trade and classified within Central Register of Commercial Court by activity classification in Area 47.

Obligation to protect individual data

The results obtained by annual survey are published at the aggregated level, disabling the data on individual companies to be presented.

More details on published data, methodology, and releases can be found in the sections below.

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