Czech retail sales growth eases in June
The Czech retail sales increased at a softer pace in June, data from the Prague-based Czech Statistical Office (CZSO) showed on Thursday.
Retail sales accelerated by a working-day 7.1% year-on-year in June, after a 7.3% growth in May. On an unadjusted basis, retail sales gained 7.2% annually in June. On a month-on-month basis, retail sales excluding automobile trade rose a seasonally adjusted 0.6% in June.
Sales of non-food rose 0.1% and sales of food goods grew 0.4%. Sales of automotive fuel increased 3.7%. In the second quarter, retail sales rose a seasonally adjusted 7.2% yearly and increased an unadjusted 8.1%.
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