Rus News Journal

All prices of week

Reduction of demand by video equipment in retail which was outlined in the end of January, was just now reflected in wholesale prices. Expensive TVs and audiosystems have fallen in price. As to cheap videorecorders and video players dealers, in the conditions of a rigid competition in this sector of the market, work on a limit of profitability and to fall in the price not in a condition. According to importers, change of retail prices - the phenomenon time, therefore no adequate actions at level of contract deliveries prior to the beginning of summer will exist.

Table 1
the Goods most attractive to retail trade

Table 2
the Goods most attractive to wholesale trade

Table 3
Factors of appeal of commodity groups

Tables 1 and 2 are based on the analysis of a range of wholesale prices of consumer goods and dynamics of profitability of trade by the goods of various groups. The liquidity factor represents the relation of a variation of the prices to the floor price of the given goods fixed by registrars in commercial trade of Moscow. The above the factor, the the market is less sated by the given goods. The threshold which has developed by this time of liquidity in wholesale - 0,05. Lower values (and in general decrease in this indicator) signal about deterioration of a conjuncture as a result of sharp falling of demand or steady overstocking of the market. Analyzing tables, it is necessary to mean that in some cases (especially it concerns alcohol) real liquidity of the goods can be above - our statistics does not consider illicit import of the goods of this group. The factor at level 0,2 and above means that prospects are favorable for wholesale dealers. The appeal factor is a complex indicator and speaks about ability of trade flexibly to react to jumps of the prices of the wholesale market. The above the factor, the is more during the considered moment at retail trade a stock of profitability for smoothing of price jumps of the wholesale market and maintenance to wholesalers of an uninterrupted turn. The goods in tables 1 and 2 are located on groups as reduction of appeal to retail trade.
Table 3 provides guidance on factors of appeal to wholesale and retail sellers of commodity groups as a whole.
by preparation of tables the prices of 479 Moscow trading houses and three melkooptovyh the markets have been analysed.

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