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Hungary’s retail sales up 4.7% in January

Retail

jessica fejos

Hungary’s retail sales were up 4.7% in January, compared to the same month a year earlier, according to a first release of data published this morning by the Central Statistical Office (KSH).

Retail sales in Hungarian stores were up by 4.7% according to raw data and by 3.7% when adjusted for calendar effects, data published by KSH shows.

The volume of sales, adjusted for calendar effects, rose by 3.2% in specialized and non-specialized food shops, by 3.7% in non-food retail shops and by 6.4% in automotive fuel retailing, according to KSH.

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