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Romania posts highest retail trade growth in EU in July - Eurostat

Romania posts highest retail trade growth in EU in July - Eurostat Photo: www.stat.si

SOFIA (Bulgaria), September 4 (SeeNews) -  Romania posted the highest annual increase of retail trade volume in July among all EU members for which data is available, the bloc's statistical office said on Wednesday. 

Romania led the chart with a 7.5% year-on-year rise in retail trade volume in July, well above the EU average of 2.6%, Eurostat said in a statement.

Slovenia ranked third in the EU with a 6.3% increase.

Details about the EU member states in Southeast Europe follow (in pct):

Retail trade volume July y/y July m/m
Bulgaria 3.8 1.0
Croatia 3.5 -3.3
Greece n.a. n.a.
Romania 7.5 0.8
Slovenia 6.3 1.2
EU average  2.6 -0.5

 

 

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