Retail trade turnover in Mogilev Region totalled BYR 1,053.3 billion in January-March 2008, which is 24.8% up on the year, Interfax learnt from the department of trade, public catering and consumer services of Mogilev Region Administration.
The yearly growth target is 13%, the source reminded.
The value of foodstuffs sold made BYR 435.3 billion, non-foods - BYR 257.4 billion.
Public catering companies sold BYR 44.5 billion worth of goods in Q1 2008 (10% up).
As of March 1, 2008 the stocks of ready-made goods stood at BYR 278.7 billion, which ensures 41 days of trade, the source specified.
20 stores (total area 1,000 square metres) and 12 public catering outlets (375 seats) opened in Mogilev Region in Q1 2008.
As of April 1, 2008 the stock of goods at retail trade outlets made BYR 279.6 billion, which secures 40 days of trade.