Operation of the consumer goods market in Hubei Province in January-July
1-7 months, Hubei Province, total retail sales of social consumer goods was 507.932 billion yuan, a year-on-year growth of 15.6%, the growth rate down 2.1 percentage points compared with the same period last year, still 2.5 percentage points higher than the national average; July, the month to achieve social The total retail sales of 71.22 billion yuan, a year-on-year growth of 13.9%. Main features of the operation of the market are as follows:
A limit on the business impact significantly, driven by the consumer market steady growth
January to July, the province's enterprises above designated size accumulated total retail sales of 275.06 billion yuan, a year-on-year growth of 20.4%, 4.8 percentage points higher than the province's total retail sales increase. Enterprises above the retail sales of consumer goods in July limits of 40.39 billion yuan, a year-on-year growth of 19.3% in a single month limit on the proportion of the province's social zero amount of corporate retail sales accounted for 56.7%, 8.8 percentage points higher than the national average.
Since the beginning of this year, in case prices continue to rise, inflationary pressures are still large, national growth of the consumer market showed a different degree of slowdown province consumer market growth rate also inevitably be affected. However, the province's focus on trade and business enterprises through a variety of ways increase the commercial network, improve the consumption environment, carry out promotional activities, give full play to the advantages of scale, to do everything possible to expand consumption. It is because of the limits on corporate sales, maintain high growth momentum, in order to maintain steady and rapid growth of the province's consumer goods market.
Second, the upgrading of the structure to accelerate the cultural quality of life in the Consumer bright spot
See from the retail value of goods from January to July, retail sales of enterprises (units) more than the province's limit remained largely stable and rapid growth of urban and rural residents of cosmetics, Chinese and Western medicines, gold and silver jewelry, communications, and housing commodity The demand has risen significantly, the upgrading of consumption structure continued to accelerate.
1, cosmetics, drugs and cultural goods sales hot. With the continuous improvement of people's living standard, urban and rural residents to pay more attention to beauty and health, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals consumption demand. January to July, retail sales of cosmetics was 5.927 billion yuan, a year-on-year growth of 49.9%; Chinese and Western Medicines 12.886 billion yuan, a year-on-year growth of 35.9%; cultural and office goods of 4.372 billion yuan, a year-on-year growth of 33.5%.
2, gold and silver jewelry, and communications equipment, continued strong sales. By traditional practices, the impact of inflation expectations, gold and silver jewelry merchandise sales to continue to maintain high-speed growth, 1-July gold and silver jewelry retail sales of 5.592 billion yuan, a year-on-year growth of 30.7%. With the improvement of the intelligence level of technology products, more and more people favor consumption 3C information, communication equipment, products, 1-July retail sales of 2.183 billion yuan, a year-on-year growth of 25.7%.
3, still maintain a rapid growth in consumption of goods of the class in which they live. Impact due to the rigidity of the continue to promote protection of housing policy and housing demand, the province of residence goods sales have maintained a strong growth momentum. January to July, the province's building materials and decoration materials retail sales grew 34.4%, furniture retail sales grew 33.9%, Hardware & Electrical Materials retail sales grew 19.9%, and have maintained a high level of growth .
Third, CPI rose fell to new lows, vegetable prices bottomed out
Hubei consumer prices rose 3.3% in January-July, down 2.6 percentage points over last year, or 0.2 percentage points higher than the national average. Hubei consumer prices in July rose 2.1%, the highest since the lowest since May 2010; previous month or down by 0.3 percentage points, 0.3 percentage points higher than the national increase, out of the 11, ranking the middle of the first a. In the eight categories of goods, food prices rose 3.7%, affecting the overall price level rose by 1.2 percentage points, accounting for 57.1% of all price factors. Seven kinds of non-food prices, only transport and communication prices fell 1.2%.
In July, according to my hall monitoring data show that, due to heavy rains, coupled with the recent sustained high temperature fine and hot, fresh vegetable prices bottomed out again to rise, compared with June, the price of fresh vegetables rose 9.1 percent. Monitoring of 18 fresh vegetables varieties, the price of the ring than rising up to 11, including five species or more than 10%.
At the same time, retail pork prices continue to decline slightly. In our province retail price of pork in July lower than the 0.19 percent year-on-year decline of 10.61%, which is after the Spring Festival this year, the last for the first six months of decline. Among them, lean meat and pork prices on a monthly decrease of 0.31% and 0.09% respectively. Currently, due to the weather remained fine and hot, pork consumption gradually reduce the downturn in market demand, supply, adequate inventory, expected late price there will be a minor fall.