Latest Retail Sales in Hungary Down by 4.5 %

  • 7 Mar 2023 12:29 PM
  • Hungary Matters
Latest Retail Sales in Hungary Down by 4.5 %
Retail sales in Hungary fell by an annual 3.9% in January, or 4.5% when adjusted for calendar-year effects, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said.

Retail sales dropped for the second month in a row, KSH said.

Adjusted food sales fell by 4.8%, non-food sales by 1.5% and vehicle fuel sales by 9.7%.

In absolute terms, retail sales came to 1,333 billion forints (EUR 3.5bn).

Food sales accounted for 48% of the total, non-food sales for 34% and sales at petrol stations for 18%.

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