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Index of market services

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  • Release date: 16 October 2014
  • Period covered: Quarter 2 2014
  • Next update: January 2015
A quarterly report which shows the short-term movements in the output of service sector companies within Wales.

Key points

  • The longer term trend (latest four quarters compared to previous four quarters) for the Index of Market Services increased for both Wales and the UK (up 0.7 per cent and up 3.2 per cent respectively). The increase in Wales is largely accounted for by increases in output from Transport and Administrative & Support Service Activities, whilst the increase in the UK is mostly accounted for by Distribution and Professional, Scientific & Technical Activities.
  • Over the shorter term (latest quarter compared to previous quarter) output increased in both Wales and the UK (up 1.3 per cent and up 1.4 per cent respectively). The increase in Wales is largely accounted for by increases in the output of Professional, Scientific & Technical Activities and Distribution whilst the increase in the UK is largely accounted for by increases in the output of Professional, Scientific & Technical Activities Administrative & Support Services Activities and Distribution.

Contact

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Email: economic.stats@wales.gsi.gov.uk

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