KSH: July retail sales grow at slower rate
Retail sales in Hungary rose 2.3% in July on a year-on-year basis but slowed down from a 4.1% increase in June, according to calendar-adjusted figures, a publication of the Central Statistics Office (KSH) revealed today.
Retail sales also grew by 2.3% according to unadjusted data. Retail food sales rose by an adjusted 1.6%, while non-food sales were up 2.7% and vehicle-fuel sales increased 3.4%.
In the first half of the year, retail sales rose 5.6% according to calendar year-adjusted data and 5.5% according to unadjusted data. Food sales rose an adjusted 6.9%, while non-food sales were up 4.4% and vehicle-fuel sales increased 4.6%.
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