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Slovenia's retail trade growth in Oct highest in EU - Eurostat

Author Vasil Kolchev
Slovenia's retail trade growth in Oct highest in EU - Eurostat Photo: FALKENSTEINFOTO

SOFIA (Bulgaria), December 3 (SeeNews) - The volume of retail trade in Slovenia grew by 34.3% year-on-year and by 13% month-on-month in October, the highest increase rate among all EU member states by both indicators, Eurostat said on Friday.

Aming EU members in Southeast Europe (SEE), Croatia posted the second-biggest annual rise in retail trade volume, by 8.7%, the bloc's statistical office said in a statement.

Details of retail sales volume of EU member states in SEE follow (percentage change):

Oct y/y Oct m/m
Bulgaria 7.6 0.6
Croatia 8.7 -1.9
Greece c c
Romania 4.6 -0.4
Slovenia 34.3 13.0
EU average 2.3 0.3
Euro area average 1.4 0.2

source: Eurostat

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