Lithuania retail sales rise in August

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Lithuaniaʼs retail sales rose for the fourth straight month in August, figures from the Statistics Lithuania (LS) showed on Monday.

Retail sales, excluding VAT (value-added tax), increased a working-day adjusted 7.7% year-on-year in August, following a 7.1% rise in July.

Sales of non-food stores increased 12.2% annually in August and sales in specialized stores rose 6.4%.

Sales of food, alcoholic beverages and tobacco and non-specialized stores increased by 4.8%, each.

On a month-on-month basis, retail sales rose 0.5% in August.

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