Lithuania Retail Sales Drop Further in October
Retail sales in Lithuania fell by 3.5% year-on-year in October, after a 1.2% drop in the previous month, figures from Vilnius-based Statistics Lithuania (LS) showed on Monday.
It was the fifth straight month of decline in retail trade, with sales falling further for food, beverages, and tobacco (-8.2%) while non-food products dropped (-2.8%).
On the other hand, sales growth of automotive fuel in specialized stores grew by 2.1%.
On a monthly basis, retail sales dropped by 1.5% in October, following a 5.5% gain in September.
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