Latest Retail Sales Figures Down in Hungary

  • 7 Feb 2024 6:56 AM
  • Hungary Matters
Latest Retail Sales Figures Down in Hungary
Retail sales in Hungary fell by an annual 1.0% in December, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Tuesday.

Retail sales edged down by 0.2% when adjusted for calendar year effects. Adjusted food sales rose by 1.3%, while non-food sales dropped by 3.0%.

Vehicle fuel sales were 3.8% higher. Month on month, sales were 1.4% higher.

In absolute terms, retail sales came to 1,811 billion forints (EUR 4.7bn) in December.

Food sales accounted for 49% of the total, non-food sales for 37% and sales at petrol stations for 14%.

In the full year, retail sales dropped by 7.9%.

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