The Growth Rate Of Market Sales Has Increased, And The Proportion Of Online Retail Sales Has Increased.

- Apr 17, 2019-

In the first quarter, the total retail sales of social consumer goods amounted to 9779 billion yuan, an increase of 8.3% over the same period last year. The growth rate was 0.1 percentage points faster than that in January-February and 1.5 percentage points lower than that in the same period last year. According to the location of the business unit, the retail sales of consumer goods in cities and towns totaled 834.2 billion yuan, an increase of 8.2%, while the retail sales of consumer goods in rural areas totaled 1438.8 billion yuan, an increase of 9.2%. According to consumption type, catering income was 1064.4 billion yuan, an increase of 9.6%; retail sales of goods were 8714.6 billion yuan, an increase of 8.2%. Sales of consumer upgrade commodities grew rapidly. Cosmetics and communications equipment commodities per unit above the quota increased by 10.9% and 10.0% respectively, faster than the total retail sales of social consumer goods by 2.6 and 1.7 percentage points, respectively. In March, the total retail sales of social consumer goods increased by 8.7% year-on-year, 0.5 percentage points faster than in January-February and 0.91% annually.

In the first quarter, online retail sales in China totaled 2237.9 billion yuan, up 15.3% year-on-year, 1.7 percentage points faster than in January-February. Among them, online retail sales of physical goods totaled 1777.2 billion yuan, up 21.0%, accounting for 18.2% of the total retail sales of social consumer goods, up 1.7 percentage points from January to February.

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