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N. Macedonia's retail sales real growth speeds up to 8% y/y in July

N. Macedonia's retail sales real growth speeds up to 8% y/y in July Inflation

SKOPJE (North Macedonia), August 30 (SeeNews) – North Macedonia's retail sales rose by a real 8.0% year-on-year in July, following a 5.8% increase in June, the country's statistical office said on Friday.

In nominal terms, retail sales grew by 7.5% on the year in August, after a 4.9% rise in June, Makstat said in a statement.

Following are details on North Macedonia's retail trade turnover in July by main categories (y/y pct change):

  real nominal
Retail trade except motor vehicles 8.0 7.5
- retail trade of food, beverages, tobacco 7.5  9.0
- retail trade of non-food products (except  fuel) 13.4 13.4
- retail trade (except automotive fuel) 10.5 11.3
- retail trade of automotive fuel -1.1 -4.8

Source: Makstat

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