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Retail sales in Hungary keep increasing

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Sales in Hungarian retail stores grew by 5.1% in September, compared to the corresponding month a year earlier, according to both raw and calendar-adjusted data, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) reported today in a first reading of data.

The volume of sales rose by 3.9% in specialized and non-specialized food shops, by 5.4% in non-food retail shops and by 7.7% in automotive fuel retailing, according to the KSH. 

In January–September 2016, the volume of sales – according to calendar-adjusted data – was 4.9% higher than in the corresponding period of the previous year, the KSH added.

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