In the past seven years, retail sales in the euro area fell the most in December

Date: 2019. 02. 06. 11:03

In December, retail sales in the euro area have fallen with the largest extent in the euro area of the past seven and a half years, according to a statement of the European Union’s Statistical Office, Eurostat, published on Tuesday.

With a seasonal adjustment, the volume of retail sales in the euro area’s 19 member states decreased by 1.6 percent in December, and by 1.4 percent in the EU-28. it is the highest decline since May 2011. (MTI)