Estonian Retail Sales Fall in April
Estonian retail trade dropped by 10.6% year-on-year in April, the eighth consecutive month of fall, following a 12.9% plunge in the previous month, data from the Tallinn-based Statistics Estonia (SE) on Monday show.
Sales mainly decreased for stores selling via mail order (-24%) and other specialized stores selling computers, and their accessories, books, sports equipment, games, toys, etc. (-21%).
Sales also declined in both grocery stores and enterprises engaged in the retail sale of automotive fuel (-6%).
On a monthly basis, retail activity shrank by 3.1% in April, reversing sharply from a 16.5% jump in the previous month.
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