Wholesale industry: In February of 2008, the turnover of the wholesale industry was 683.83 billion yuan. Due to the influence of the Spring Festival, the annual decrease was 3.3%. The growth of each industry was negative. The accumulated turnover from January to February was 1.55 billion yuan. Increased by 0.1%, among which the pharmaceutical and cosmetics wholesale industry increased by 10.6% year-on-year due to the increase in sales of medical and health care products; the household appliance wholesale industry increased by 4.2% due to the early distribution of household appliances in the summer; Gas deferral, coupled with falling prices of plastic products and reduced foreign demand, offset some of the increase.
2. Retail industry: In February 2008, the turnover of the retail industry was 318.3 billion yuan, down 9.1% year-on-year. The main reason for the Spring Festival purchase peak season was January, which caused the growth rate of most retail industries to grow negatively. Accumulated January-February turnover of 711.1 billion yuan, an annual decrease of 0.3%, of which the comprehensive commodity retail industry increased by 2.0%; steam locomotives due to the new and old car exchange period, the annual reduction of 9.8%; capital communication and home appliance retail Due to poor sales of mobile phones and home appliances, the annual reduction of 6.1%, etc., such as the deduction of the automobile and motorcycle retail industry, increased by 1.4%.
3. Catering industry: In February of 2008, the turnover of the catering industry was 43.5 billion yuan. Due to the different settlements of the tail food, the base period was high, which increased by only 0.2%. The accumulated turnover from January to February was 85.6 billion yuan, which was the same period of the previous year. New highs, an annual increase of 4.7%, of which the restaurant industry increased by 4.4%, the beverage store industry increased by 7.0%.
Source: Ministry of Economic Affairs R.O.C