Romania's Retail Sales Eases in June
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Retail sales in Romania rose by 4.2% year-on-year in June, slowing from a downwardly revised 6.2% gain a month earlier, figures from the Bucharest-based National Institute of Statistics (INS) showed on Wednesday.
Sales moderated for all categories: food, beverages, and tobacco accelerated (4.3% vs 6.2% in May), non-food products (1.6% vs 4.1%), and automotive (6.7% vs 7.3%).
On a monthly basis, retail sales dropped by 2.1% in June, the first fall in five months, after a downwardly revised 0.1% increase in May.
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