Internal trade

Internal trade statistics, as a part of Department for Short-term indicators, presents significant economic potential of Montenegro with the aim to collect, process and present data on movement of turnover of goods realized through trade activity in wholesale trade and retail trade.

For these purposes, internal trade statistics collect the data in quarter and annual periodicity for the next surveys:

  • Turnover index in retail trade
  • Turnover in retail trade by commodity groups
  • Turnover in wholesale trade

For the mentioned surveys there are implemented an methodological guidelines for their conduction. Guidelines contains all needed methodological explanations related to the aim of survey, source and methods of data collection, observation units and coverage of survey, definition, harmonization with EU regulations and recommendations, confidentiality, as well as organization of survey, disemination and revision of data,  and there are dedicated to participants in conduction of survey and data users.