Poland retail sales grow in January
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Poland's retail rose 10.6% year-on-year in January, after a 6.0% decline in the same month last year, data from the Warsaw-based Central Statistical Office (GUS) showed on Monday.
Sales of textiles, clothing, footwear surged 97.7% yearly in January and those of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, orthopedic equipment accelerated 19.2%.
Trade of other products grew 24.4% and those of newspapers, books, other sale in specialized stores rose 17.5%.
Sales of food, beverages, and tobacco products increased 3.6%.
On a monthly basis, retail sales declined 22.8% in January. At current prices, retail sales rose 20% annually in January.
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