Cyprus retail trade down provisional 1.7% in August.
According to according to
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.
2. In keeping with: according to instructions.
3. provisional Temporary; not permanent. Tentative, contingent, preliminary.
A provisional civil service appointment is a temporary position that fills a vacancy until a test can be properly administered and statutory requirements can be fulfilled to make a permanent appointment. estimates, the turnover volume index of retail trade decreased by 9.7% over the previous month in August to 121.6.
Compared with same month of 2008 the index fell by 1.7%.
For the period January-August 2009 the retail volume index is provisionally pro·vi·sion·al
Provided or serving only for the time being. See Synonyms at temporary.
1. A person hired temporarily for a job, typically before having taken an examination qualifying the person for permanent estimated to have decreased by 2.3% compared with the corresponding period of 2008.
Meanwhile, final data show that the volume index for July increased by 13.8% compared with June but fell by 3.2% compared with July 2008.
For the period January-July 2009 the index recorded a decrease of 2.4% compared to the corresponding period of 2008.
Meanwhile, according to provisional data the value index of retail trade decreased by 9.6% over the previous month in July 2009.
For the period January-August 2009 the value index is provisionally estimated to have a decrease of 1.2% compared with the corresponding period of 2008.
Final data for January-July 2009 show a decrease of 0.8% compared with the corresponding period of 2008.
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