In November last year, the calendar-adjusted retail sales index rose 7.8% in the eurozone and 7.9% in the EU compared to the same month in 2020.
In the euro area in November 2021, the volume of retail trade increased by 1.6% compared to October for non-food products compared to the previous month. In the EU, the figure increased by 1.4% for non-food products.
In November 2021, the seasonally adjusted volume of retail trade increased by 1% in the euro area and by 0.9% in the European Union (EU), compared to October 2021, according to Eurostat estimates, the EU statistical office. In October 2021, retail trade volume increased by 0.3% in the euro area and by 0.4% in the EU.
The strongest monthly increases in total retail trade volume were recorded in Spain (+4.9 percent), Luxembourg (+4 percent) and Portugal (+2.8 percent). The largest decreases were observed in Austria (-4.1 percent), Latvia (-3.6 percent) and Croatia (-3.1 percent).
The euro zone includes Belgium, Germany, Estonia, Ireland, Greece, Spain, France, Italy, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands , Austria, Portugal, Slovenia, Slovakia and Finland.
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