Slovakia retail sales fall in December
Slovakia's retail sales declined in December, figures from the Bratislava-based Slovak Statistical Office (SÚSR) showed on Thursday. Retail sales decreased 0.6% year-on-year in December.
Sales at specialized stores declined the most by 8.9% yearly in December and sales and repair of motor vehicles fell 11.2%. Turnover in accommodation contracted 72.0%, while wholesale grew 6.4%, the agency said. On a monthly basis, retail sales fell 0.8% in December. In 2020, retail sales decreased 1.1% compared to previous year.
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