Estonia retail sales increase in January
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Estonia retail sales increased in January, data from Statistics Estonia (SE) showed on Tuesday.
Retail sales, excluding motor vehicle and motorcycle trade, rose 7% year-on-year in January. The turnover of enterprises engaged in the retail sales of automotive fuels increased by 11% yearly and stores selling manufacturing goods and grocery stores rose by 8% and 4%, respectively.
Sales of stores selling via mail orders or the internet grew 48% in January. Meanwhile, stores selling textiles, clothing and footwear declined 21% and stores selling non-specialized goods fell 3%. On a monthly basis, retail sales decreased 17% in January. On a seasonally adjusted basis, retail sales increased 2% in January.
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