Slovakia’s retail sales rose for the first time in 10 months in February, figures from the Slovak Statistical Office (SÚSR) showed. Retail sales rose 3.9% year-on-year in February, after a 1% decrease in January.
Sales of ICT in specialized stores goods increased 12% annually in February and those of non-specialized stores and household equipment rose by 9.8% and 8.3%, respectively.
Sales of cultural and recreation goods grew 3.2% and sales of other goods and automotive fuels rose by 2% and 1%, respectively. On a month-on-month basis, retail sales rose 1.7% in February, SÚSR said on April 3.