Growth drivers

The Group's net sales for January-December 2016 were €10,180 million, which is 17.3% up on the corresponding period of the previous year (€8,679 million). Acquisitions and disposals excluded, net sales in local currencies grew by 1.6%. Suomen Lähikauppa Oy has been consolidated into Kesko Group as of 12 April 2016, Onninen Group as of 1 June 2016 and Oy Autocarrera Ab as of 1 December 2016. The Russian business of the grocery trade is included in the figures until 30 November 2016 and Anttila was included in the figures for the comparative period until 16 March 2015.

Consumer confidence in Finland

Expectations for own finances in 12 months

Source: Statistics Finland


Retail trade, trend development, Finland

Source: Statistics Finland


Grocery trade, trend development, Finland


Unemployment rate in Finland

Source: Statistics Finland


Building permits granted and building starts, mil. m3, moving annual total, Finland

Source: Statistics Finland


New registrations of passenger cars in Finland

Source: Statistics Finland


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