KSH: Retail sales up 5.2% in first half

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Continuing a three-year upward trend, the volume of sales in retail stores in June grew by 5.7% compared to June of last year, and in the first half, the volume sales grew by 5.2% compared to the first half of last year, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) reported today.

Adjusted for calendar effects, the volume of sales rose by 3.4% in specialized and non-specialized food shops, by 9.7% in non-food retail shops and by 3.6% in automotive fuel retailing, as compared to June of last year, KSH reported.

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