Lithuania Retail Sales Fall for 5th Month in June
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Retail sales in Lithuania fell by 0.5% year-on-year in June, marking the fifth straight month of decline, from a downwardly revised 0.6% fall in the previous month, data released by the Vilnius-based Statistics Lithuania (LS) on Thursday show.
Sales dropped for non-food products by 1.2%, and fell for food, beverages & tobacco by 3.3%.
Meanwhile, sales of automotive fuel in specialized stores grew by 5.4%.
On a monthly comparison basis, retail activity decreased by 1.1% in June, reversing an upwardly revised 7.5% gain in the previous month.
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