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Bulgaria's retail sales growth speeds up to 4.9% y/y in Oct

Author Mario Tanev
Bulgaria's retail sales growth speeds up to 4.9% y/y in Oct Billa / All Rights Reserved

SOFIA (Bulgaria), December 10 (SeeNews) - Bulgaria's retail sales rose by 4.9% year-on-year in October, after adding 4.6% on the year in September, the country's statistical office, NSI, said on Monday, citing preliminary data.

On a seasonally-adjusted monthly comparison basis, retail trade turnover increased by 0.5% in October, after growing by 0.4% in September, NSI said in a statement.

Details follow (pct change):

  Oct y/y Oct m/m Sept y/y Sept m/m
Retail sales 4.9 0.5 4.6 0.4
- food 7.3 1.0 6.8 0.1
- non-food 5.4 0.4 5.4 0.9
- fuel -1.7 1.4 -3.8 -2.4

source: NSI

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