Measured in real terms (constant 2015 prices), retail trade sales increased by 3,1% year-on-year in January 2018. The highest annual growth rates were recorded for:
The main contributors to the 3,1% increase were:
Seasonally adjusted retail trade sales decreased by 1,6% month-on-month in January 2018. This followed month-on-month changes of -3,3% in December 2017 and 4,0% in November 2017. In the three months ended January 2018, seasonally adjusted retail trade sales increased by 0,9% compared with the previous three months.
Retail trade sales increased by 5,4% in the three months ended January 2018 compared with the three months ended January 2017. The main contributors to this increase were: