Retail trade turnover in Mogilev Region totalled BYR 3,284 billion in January-August 2008, which is 23.7% 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.
Domestic goods accounted for 83.3% of the retail trade turnover in January-August (88.4% of foods and 75.4% of non-foods), the source specified.
The value of foodstuffs sold in January-August made BYR 1,317 billion (17.7% up), non-foods – BYR 832.8 billion (56.7% up).
As of September 1, 2008 the value of commodities in stock totalled BYR 332.2 to keep trading companies busy for 36 days.