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Feb 05, 2018

Hungary’s retail sales rose by an annual 4.7 percent in December

In 2017, retail sales increased by 4.7 percent according to unadjusted figures and were up by 4.8 percent according to calendar-year adjusted data

Hungary’s retail sales rose by an annual 4.7 percent in December, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) has announced.

According to MTI, sales growth slowed down from 6.7 percent in November. Retail sales rose by 5.9 percent when adjusted for calendar year effects.

Figures show that adjusted food sales were up by 2.1 percent, non-food sales climbed 10.4 percent and fuel sales rose by 4.1 percent.

In 2017, retail sales increased by 4.7 percent according to unadjusted figures and were up by 4.8 percent according to calendar-year adjusted data.

Adjusted food sales were up 2.6 percent, non-food sales climbed 8.3 percent and fuel sales rose by 3.3 percent.