Retail Sales In Hungary Fall 2.0% In March

  • 7 May 2021 12:23 PM
  • Hungary Matters
Retail Sales In Hungary Fall 2.0% In March
Retail sales in Hungary fell by an annual 1.5% in March, and by 2.0% when adjusted for calendar-year and seasonal effects, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said.

The sector was impacted by panic buying ahead of a pandemic lockdown in the base period, KSH said.

Adjusted food sales slipped by 2.0%, non-food sales fell by 5.9% and vehicle fuel sales rose by 2.1%.

Month on month, adjusted retail sales dropped by 0.8%, KSH said. In the January-March period, retail sales dropped an annual 3.2%.

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