Retail trade turnover of Latvia grew by 4.8% in July

Calendar adjusted data (at constant prices) published August 27 by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, compared to July 2020, in July 2021 total retail trade turnover rose by 4.8%.

Turnover of retail trade in food products declined by 1.2 %. Retail trade in non-food products (except for retail sale of automotive fuel) increased by 6.7 %, but of automotive fuel – by 12.0 %.

Compared to July 2020, the most notable turnover rise was recorded in retail sale via mail order houses or via Internet (of 32.1 %), retail sale in stalls or markets (21.0 %) and retail sale of electrical household appliances in specialised stores (20.6 %). Significant turnover drop was registered in retail sale of cultural and recreation goods (of 13.9 %) and retail sale of information and communication equipment in specialised stores (4.7 %).

Total retail trade turnover at current prices increased by 8.3 % (not taking into account the calendar influence).




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