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Press release

Turnover in other services

In the third quarter of 2010, compared to the previous quarter, the seasonally adjusted index of turnover has recorded an increase for Air transport (2.9%), Wholesale trade (1.3%) and Water transport (0.3%). A slight decrease has been recorded in turnover of Postal and courier activities (-0.9%), Information and communication (-0.4%) and Maintenance and repair of motor vehicles (-0.2%).

Compared to the same quarter of 2009 the turnover index has shown a general increase in almost all sectors: the biggest growth has occurred in Water transport (16.0%), in Wholesale trade (7.0%), Air transport (5,8%) and Maintenance and repair of motor vehicles (3,5%). The only decrease has been gistered in Postal and courier activities (-1.4%).

According to the SDDS programme of the IMF, Istat disseminates anĀ annual calendar of press releases both on Istat andĀ SDDS website.

Period: III quarter 2010

Date of Issue: 20 December 2010



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