Latvia retail sales increase in July

Retail

Latvia's retail sales increased in July, figures from the Riga-based Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) showed on Friday.

Retail sales grew a calendar-adjusted 4.8% year-over-year in July. Turnover of retail trade in non-food products rose 6.7% yearly in July, while those of food products decreased 1.2%.

Sales of automotive fuels gained 12%. Turnover of retail sale via mail order houses or via internet grew the most by 32.1% and sale in stalls or markets 21%.

Retail sales of electrical household appliances in specialized stores gained 20.6%. On a monthly basis, retail sales decreased a seasonally adjusted 1.5% in July. 

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