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Definition: Percentage share of turnover to professional users; wholesalers and others

Structural business statistics

The share of wholesale enterprises' turnover (Division 51 of NACE Rev. 1) accounted for by professional users (businesses, institutions, government bodies, etc.) and wholesalers. Sales to retailers and final consumers are excluded. The wholesalers may form a complex distribution network involving several wholesalers prior to the final user.

Note that the share of turnover shall be calculated on the basis of Turnover from trading activities of purchase and resale.
European Union, Commission Regulation (EC) No 2700/98 of 17 December 1998 concerning the definitions of characteristics for structural business statistics