- 24 Aug 2018 8:27 AM
- Hungary Matters
Calendar-adjusted data show retail sales were up by an annual 6.4% in June. The unadjusted figure for June was revised upwards from 6.5% and the adjusted one from 6.1% in the first reading published on August 3.
Adjusted food sales were up by 3.1% in June, non-food sales climbed 10.9%, fuel sales were up by 5.8% year-on-year. In absolute terms, retail sales came to 965 billion forints (EUR 3bn) in June.
In January-June calendar year-adjusted retail sales rose by an annual 6.9% as did unadjusted sales. Adjusted food sales rose by 4.4% non-food sales climbed 9.9% and fuel sales increased by 7.5% in the first half of 2018.