Latvia retail sales grow in March
Latvia's retail sales grew in March, figures from the Riga-based Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) showed on Wednesday. Retail sales grew a calendar-adjusted 3.2% year-over-year in March, after an 8.4% fall in February.
Turnover of retail trade in non-food products accelerated 3.6% yearly in March and those of food products rose 2.1%.
Sales of automotive fuels gained 4.9%.
On a monthly basis, retail sales increased a seasonally adjusted 6.9% in March, following a 4.6% growth in the previous month.
Sales rose for the second straight month.
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