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Bulgaria's retail sales growth quickens to 5.1% in Aug

Author Mario Tanev
Bulgaria's retail sales growth quickens to 5.1% in Aug Author (SeeNews) License: all rights reserved.

SOFIA (Bulgaria), October 9 (SeeNews) - Bulgaria's retail sales grew by 5.1% year-on-year in August, after adding 4.9% in July, the country's statistical office, NSI, said on Tuesday, citing preliminary data.

On a seasonally-adjusted monthly comparison basis, retail trade turnover increased by 0.5% in August, after gaining 0.2% in the previous month, NSI said in a statement.

Details follow (pct change):

  Aug y/y Aug m/m July y/y July m/m
Retail sales 5.1 0.5 4.9 0.2
- food 9.0 0.4 9.6 0.0
- non-food 3.4 0.5 2.5 0.0
- fuel -1.0 0.8 -0.7 0.1

source: NSI

 

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