Slovenia retail trade growth at 5-month high
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Retail sales in Slovenia advanced 17.1% year-on-year in September the biggest gain since April, after rising by 12.3% in August, data from the Ljubljana-based Statistics Bureau (SURS) showed on Thursday.
The largest increase in sales was recorded for automotive fuels (41.5%). Also, retail trade grew for both food (9%) and non-food products (6.6%).
On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, retail trade went up 1.9%, accelerating from a 0.6% uptick in the previous month.
In the first three quarters of 2021, volume turnover in retail trade grew by 11.5% compared to the same period of 2020, the statistics agency said.
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