Sales value of Wholesale & Retail Trade hit RM128.0 billion in April 2022, registering 15.2 per cent growth year-on-year. The increase was attributed to Retail Trade, Wholesale Trade and Motor Vehicles of 20.9 per cent, 11.5 per cent and 11.3 per cent, respectively.
Interns of volume index, Wholesale & Retail Trade registered a growth of 10.0 per cent year-on-year to record 140.6 points. The increment was contributed by a 16.6 per cent growth in Retail Trade. Motor Vehicles and Wholesale Trade also recorded positive growth with 7.2 per cent and 3.3 per cent respectively. As for the seasonally adjusted volume index, it went up 7.9 per cent month-on-month in April 2022.