Croatia retail trade growth slows in January
Croatia's retail sales volume rose by 2.0% year-on-year in real terms in January, following a revised 8.5% growth in December, the Zagreb-based Central Statistical Bureau (Crostat) said in a statement Tuesday, quoting working-day adjusted figures.
Sales slowed significantly for non-food products (4.8% vs 13.5% in December) and declined further for food, beverages, and tobacco (-4.3% vs -0.2%).
On a monthly comparison basis, seasonally- and working-day adjusted retail sales volume fell 3.9% in January, after an increase of 1.4% in December.
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