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Slovenia's retail sales growth accelerates in August - table

Author Maja Garaca
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LJUBLJANA (Slovenia), September 28 (SeeNews) - Slovenia's retail sales grew by 4.4% on the year in August, after increasing by  2.1% in July, data from the country's statistical office showed on Friday.

On a monthly comparison basis, retail trade turnover was 1.0% higher in August, following a 0.7% decrease in July.

In 2017, Slovenia achieved retail sales growth of 8.2%, 4.2 percentage points higher than in 2016.

Details on Slovenia's retail trade turnover follow (pct change):

  August y/y July y/y August m/m July m/m
Retail trade turnover 4.4 2.1 1.0 -0.7
- food -3.9 -5.8 1.7 -1.5
- non-food 7.9 6.4 1.3 1.0
- fuel 9.9 6.3 -0.6 -3.7
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