Poland's retail sales decline in December– Eurostat
February 6, 2013
Polish retail sales decreased at an annual rate of 0.7% in December, on a 2.2% monthly rise, according to a release by Eurostat.
The figure is above the 2.5% annual decline rate found in Poland's own retail sales statistics. In contrast to the Polish data, Eurostat data include stores with a headcount below ten employees and exclude automotive sales.
Eurostat annual growth figures are working-day adjusted while the monthly figures are seasonally adjusted.