Czech retail sales fall in October

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The Czech retail sales fell in October, figures from the Prague-based Czech Statistical Office (CZSO) showed this week.

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Retail sales fell by a working-day adjusted 0.2% annually in October, after remaining unchanged in September. In August, sales had climbed 1.5%. On an unadjusted basis, retail sales fell 0.9% yearly in October.

On a month-on-month basis, retail sales excluding automobile trade fell a seasonally adjusted 1.9% in October. Sales of food grew 3.2%, while sales of non-food goods declined 3.9%. Sales of automotive fuel decreased 8.8%.

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