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Bulgaria's retail sales growth speeds up to 3.2% y/y in Jan

Author Mario Tanev
Bulgaria's retail sales growth speeds up to 3.2% y/y in Jan Author: Lidl Bulgaria Licence: All Rights Reserved

SOFIA (Bulgaria), March 8 (SeeNews) - Bulgaria's retail sales at constant prices rose by 3.2% year-on-year in January, after adding 2.9% in December, the country's statistical office, NSI, said on Friday, citing preliminary working day adjusted data.

On a seasonally-adjusted monthly comparison basis, retail trade turnover at constant prices increased 0.4% in January, after dropping 0.5% month-on-month in December, NSI said in a statement.

Details follow (pct change):

  Jan y/y Jan m/m Dec y/y* Dec m/m*
Retail sales 3.2 0.4 2.9 -0.5
- food -3.0 -1.0 2.6 -1.0
- non-food 6.2 1.7 0.1 -1.2
- fuel and motor oil 9.4 -0.3 12.9 4.4

* revised figures

source: NSI

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