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Electronic Card Transactions: April 2012
Embargoed until 10:45am  –  11 May 2012
Key facts

Changes in the seasonally adjusted value of transactions (compared with March 2012) were as follows:

  • Total electronic card transactions were up (0.6 percent).
  • Transactions in the retail industries were up (0.8 percent).
  • Transactions in the core retail industries were up (0.7 percent).
  • The largest increase was in the consumables industry.
  • Apparel and fuel had the largest decreases. 

The actual (unadjusted) value of transactions in the core retail series was up 1.1 percent from April 2011.

 Geoff Bascand 11 May 2012
 Government Statistician  ISSN 1178-0258

 

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