Less retail sales in June
Retail sale in non-specialised stores with food, beverages or tobacco predominating contributed the most to the decrease. However, the majority of the various product groups showed a decrease from May to June.
The non-adjusted volume index increased by 1.0 percent from June 2008 to June 2009. In the same period, the volume index, excluding petrol stations, increased by 2.3 percent.
From June last year to June this year, the value index, excluding petrol stations rose by 4.3 percent, while the value index including petrol stations increased by 2.9 percent.
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