Retail Sales in Russia
Russia - Retail Sales
Retail sales remain strong
In October, retail sales expanded 8.8% over the same month last year. The reading was slightly below the 9.2% expansion recorded in the previous month, which had marked the strongest result since October 2008, but the print still beat market expectations of an 8.6% rise. On a monthly basis, retail sales expended a non-seasonally adjusted 2.8% over the previous month (September: -0.4% month-on-month). Despite the moderation in annual figures, the trend continued to pick up, with annual average growth in retail sales inching up from 6.6% in September to 6.8% in October.
Russia - Retail Sales Data
|Retail Sales (annual variation in %)||3.9||2.7||-9.8||-4.6||3.1|
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Source: Russian Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) and FocusEconomics calculations.
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March 15, 2019
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