Czech retail sales fall in June

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The Czech Republicʼs retail sales fell in June after rising in the previous month, data from the Czech Statistical Office (CZSO) showed on Wednesday.

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Retail sales fell by a working-day adjusted 2.0% annually in June, after a 0.8% rise in May. In April, sales declined 10.8%.

On an unadjusted basis, retail sales remained unchanged year-on-year in June.

Economists had expected a 3.6% rise. On a month-on-month basis, retail sales excluding automobile trade rose a seasonally adjusted 0.2% in June.

Sales of automotive fuel increased 7.6% in June. Sales of food fell 0.3% and those of non-food goods declined by 0.7%. 

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