Retail trade volume decreased by 1.3% in April in the euro area and the EU compared to March

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The seasonally adjusted volume of retail trade fell by 1.3% in April this year, both in the euro zone and in the European Union (EU), compared to March, according to Eurostat estimates, the EU statistical office. In March, the retail volume rose 0.3% in the euro zone and 0.6% in the EU, according to an official statement.

The calendar-adjusted retail sales index rose 3.9% in the eurozone and 5% in the EU in April this year compared to April 2021.

Among the Member States for which data are available, the largest monthly falls in total retail trade volume were registered in Slovenia (minus 7.7%), Germany (minus 5.4%) and Latvia (minus 3.9%). The highest increases were observed in Spain (5.3 percent), Luxembourg (3.7 percent) and Ireland (1.9 percent).

The seasonally adjusted volume of retail trade fell by 1.3% in April this year in both the euro area and the European Union (EU) compared to March, according to Eurostat estimates, l statistical office of the EU. In March, retail trade volume increased by 0.3% in the euro zone and by 0.6% in the EU, according to an official statement.

The largest annual increases in total retail trade volume were recorded in Slovenia (29.6 percent), Poland (21.1 percent) and Malta (17.5 percent). The largest decreases were observed in Finland (minus 3.4 percent), Luxembourg (minus 2.9 percent) and Belgium (minus 1.9 percent).

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