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Bulgaria's annual retail sales growth speeds up in August - table

Author Mario Tanev
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SOFIA (Bulgaria), October 9 (SeeNews) - Bulgaria's retail sales grew by 3.0% year-on-year in August after increasing at a revised annual rate of 2.5% in the previous month, the country's statistical office, NSI, said on Monday, citing preliminary data.

On a seasonally-adjusted monthly comparison basis, retail trade turnover added 0.4% in August following a revised increase of 0.5% in July, the data indicated.

Details follow (pct change):

  Aug y/y Aug m/m July y/y July m/m
Retail sales 3.0 0.4 2.5 0.5
- food 4.5 0.2 5.3 0.4
- non-food 8.2 0.4 10.3 0.7
- fuel -11.3 2.0 -17.1 -0.6

Source: NSI

The NSI has revised the figures for July from previously reported increases of 2.4% year-on-year and 0.3% month-on-month.

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