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Greek Retail Sales Volume Down 6.9% in November

January 29, 2021

ATHENS — Retail sales volume fell 6.9 pct in November last year because of the second lockdown, with turnover rising only in pharmacies and supermarkets, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Friday. More specifically, the volume of sales rose in pharmaceuticals-cosmetics (32.8 pct), supermarkets (13.4 pct), but fell 54.7 pct in clothing-footwear, 22.3 pct in fuel-lubricants, 15.3 pct in department stores, 14.8 pct in furniture-home equipment, 14.6 pct in bookstores and 3.5 pct in food-alcohol-tobacco.

The retail sales volume (turnover in fixed prices) fell 6.9 pct in November 2020 compared with the same month in 2019, while it decline 10.9 pct from October 2020. The seasonally-adjusted index fell 6.2 pct in November from October 2020.

The turnover index (turnover in current prices) fell 7.9 pct in November from November 2019, while it dropped 12.3 pct from October 2020. The seasonally-adjusted index fell 6.4 pct in November from October 2020.

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