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New Motor Vehicle Sales
Private New Capital Expenditure
The July 2007 trend estimate for Queensland's retail turnover was $4,026.7 million, an 11% increase compared with July 2006. Food retailing accounted for 40% of total retail turnover in July 2007 and Hospitality and service industries turnover contributed 17%.
The Queensland industry groups with the largest percentage increases in retail turnover (trend) in the twelve months to July 2007 were Household goods, rising 14% to $612.6 million and Recreational goods rising 14% to $171.7 million. The Clothing and soft goods industry group recorded the greatest decrease in retail turnover for the same period, falling by -0.3% to $260.8 million.
Further information about this topic can be accessed at Retail Trade, Australia (cat. no. 8501.0) or ring the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. This publication is released monthly.
NEW MOTOR VEHICLE SALES
In trend terms, 10,842 new passenger vehicles and 19,520 vehicles in total were sold in July 2007 in Queensland. Corresponding sales for Australia were 53,740 and 87,238.
Further information about new motor vehicle sales can be accessed from Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia (cat no. 9314.0) or ring the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. This publication is released monthly.
PRIVATE NEW CAPITAL EXPENDITURE
Between the March 2007 and the June 2007 quarters, the Queensland chain volume trend estimate of private new capital expenditure increased by 3.1% to $4,028 million. This follows a 7% increase in the trend estimate for March 2007. Expenditure on Equipment, plant and machinery increased by 3.5% to $2,732 million while expenditure on Buildings and structures increased by 2.2% to $1,295 million.
Further information on this topic can be accessed at Private New Capital Expenditure and Expected Expenditure, Australia (cat. no. 5625.0) or ring the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. This publication is released quarterly.
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