Decrease in retail sales in September

Economic indicators
Decrease in retail sales in September

The volume of sales in retail trade, excluding fuels, has decreased by 4.13 % in September 2018 compared to the same month last year.

Over the same period, all categories have recorded decreases in sales volume. The smallest decrease was recorded for “retail sale via mail order houses or via Internet”, i.e. a small decrease of 0.08 %.

From March 2018 onwards, indices are expressed with reference year 2015=100.

The series "Retail sale of food, beverages and tobacco" for the deflator of sales and the quantity has been revised from February 2018.