The head department of statistics generalized results of work of the enterprises - legal entities of area who in 2008 carried out activity in the sphere of retail trade and restaurant economy.
The annual volume of their retail commodity turnover made 5,3 billion UAH and for 17% exceeded level of previous year. Despite the crisis phenomena which captured economy of Ukraine, the enterprises which have on balance motor shows, supermarkets and gas stations continued to develop in areas. In a year car sale and autogoods increased on a quarter, and their share in the total amount of retail commodity turnover made 24%.
In turn, the increase in car sale had impact on development of the consumer market of light oil products. Specific weight of gasoline motor made 12%, at growth of commodity turnover by 28%.
As for the super - and hypermarkets, the total volume of their retail commodity turnover against 2007 increased almost by one and a half times, and their contribution to commodity turnover of the enterprises made 22%.
In a total amount of retail commodity turnover of the enterprises commodity turnover of restaurant economy made 138 million UAH and for 12% conceded to level of previous year. Thus the share of commodity turnover of restaurant economy made 3%.