Lithuania retail sales drop in June
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Retail sales in Lithuania fell 4.2% year-on-year June, reversing from an upwardly revised 0.5% gain in the previous months, data from the Vilnius-based Statistics Lithuania (LS) showed on Wednesday.
It was the first decline in retail sales since February 2021, amid decreases in sales of automotive fuel in specialized stores (-6.9% vs 3.8% in May), food, beverages and tobacco (-7.1% vs -5.0%), and non-food products (-0.3% vs 3.3%).
On a monthly basis, retail sales dropped 1.2%, after an upwardly revised 3.9% rise in May.
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