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Irish Retail Sales Volume Fell By 0.5% In October 2019: CSO

Published on Nov 28 2019 2:50 PM in Retail tagged: cso / Central Statistics Office

Irish Retail Sales Volume Fell By 0.5% In October 2019: CSO

The volume of retail sales in Ireland decreased by 0.5% in October when compared to September on a seasonally adjusted basis and increased by 3.0% on an annual basis.

The latest figures from data from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) showed that was a decrease of 1.0% in the value of retail sales in October 2019 when compared with September 2019 and there was an annual increase of 1.4% when compared with October 2018.

The sectors with the largest month on month volume decreases were 'Other Retail' which dropped by a significant 9.3% and fuel which fell by 5.2% during the period.

If Motor Trades are excluded, the CSO report showed that there was a decrease of 2.4% in the value of retail sales in the month and an increase of 0.5% in the annual figure.

© 2018 Checkout – your source for the latest Irish retail news. Article by Donna Ahern. Click subscribe to sign up for the Checkout print edition. 

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