Macau Statistics and Census data show that the second quarter of 2011 retail sales of $ 9.6 billion (MOP), the annual increase of 39%.
Among them, watches and gold sales of 25.3 billion (26% of the total); goods in department stores accounted for 14%, 11% leather products, clothing for adults (9%), supermarkets and 6% of each vehicle, make-up and health supplies and communications equipment each 3%.
The second quarter of 2011 compared with first quarter retail sales of 9.59 billion yuan revised slightly by 0.1%; increases were paper tissue significant, including vehicle fuel (+16%), pharmacy goods (+11%) and watches and gold ornaments (+5%).
On the other hand, cars, supermarkets and adult clothing sales fell 12% quarterly, 6% and 5%. First half of 2011 retail sales amounted to 19.19 billion yuan, the annual increase of 38%.
Excluding price factors in the second quarter retail sales rose by 26%; which communications equipment rose 64%, cosmetic and hygiene products and leather products increased by 58% and 55%. The first half of 2011 compared with 2010 retail sales volume rose 27%.
paper napkins Quarterly comparison, the 2011 second quarter retail sales volume fell 3%; the automotive (-13%), commodities in supermarkets (-8%), adults' clothing (-8%) and goods in department stores (6% ) decline in the most obvious; the other hand, pharmacy goods and vehicle fuel quarter grew by 9% and 8%.
Sales of goods, about 42% of retailers said that the second quarter of 2011 compared with first quarter sales decrease over the previous quarter of the same opinion down 1 percentage point; said sales remained stable or increased retailers accounted for 58%. In the sales price, respectively, 66% of retailers said sales prices remained stable, 21% said increase, while 13% believe that decline.
Compared with the same quarter in 2010, about 74% said that the second quarter of 2011 stock level was normal, while 16% indicated that the stock level was low.
About 77% of retailers expect the third quarter of 2011 compared with second quarter sales of goods to increase or remain stable, while 23 percent expect sales will decrease. At the same time, 26 percent expected the retail prices, 68 percent said prices will remain stable, while 6% expect prices will decline.