The turn of retail trade (taking into account retail commodity turnover of the enterprises of retail trade, volumes of sale of goods in the markets and natural persons - businessmen) for January - February, 2009 made 1533,5 million UAH and was reduced by 5% against level of the corresponding period of previous year. The turn of restaurant economy was reduced by 14,2% and made 47,1 million UAH
The consumer price index for February, 2009 across Ukraine made 101,5%, since the beginning of year - 104,4%, on area - 101,9% and 104,7%, respectively. In two months of this year food prices increased for 5,4%. Most of all vegetables - rose in price for 15,8%, fish and products from it - for 12,9%, fruit - for 7,4%, meat and meat products - for 5,3%, oil and fats - for 5,1%, bread and bakeries - for 2,2% in the price.
In the consumer market of nonfoods and services drainage system services - rose in price for 15,6% and water supply - for 8,6%, hot water and heating - for 2,1%.
In the sphere of health care of the price grew by 8,1%, in transport - for 7% became besides 6,9% more expensive to be subjects of house using, household appliances.
For January, 2009 the balanced financial result from usual activity to the taxation of subjects of managing of area (without statistically small, agricultural enterprises, banks and the budgetary establishments) made 66,8 million UAH of profit that is 1,5 times more, than in January of previous year.