Fabian Demicoli

December 2013 compared with November 2013

Volume of retail trade down by 1.6% in euro area
– Down by 0.8% in EU28In December 2013 compared with November 2013, the seasonally adjusted
volume of retail trade fell by 1.6% in the euro area (EA17) and by 0.8% in the
EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European
Union.       

In November retail trade increased by 0.9% and 0.8% respectively. 
In December 2013 compared with December 2012 the retail sales index decreased
by 1.0% in the euro area and rose by 0.1% in the EU28.The average volume of
retail trade for the year 2013, compared with 2012, fell by 0.9% in the euro
area and by 0.2% in the EU28

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