- 10 Apr 2015 9:00 AM
Weekly retail sales were level with or even higher after the new law took effect on March 15.
Average weekly turnover in the three weeks after March 15 was higher than the average of nine weeks between January 5 and March 8.
Sales shifted to the other days of the week: average weekly turnover on Sunday dropped from an earlier measured 9-10% to 4-5% and turnover on the other days of the week came to 15-16% on average, the tax office said.
An unnamed analyst told the paper that the rise could be only temporary while customers are getting used to the new situation and try to stock up on purchases before Sunday.
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