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January . 08 . 2021 SYNTH SIS IN @ COVID-19 www.ine.pt page 3/7 Communication Unit | tel: +351 21 842 61 10 | [email protected] Retail trade sales decreased by 5.1% In November 2020, the Retail Trade Turnover Index recorded a year-on-year rate of change of -5.1% (-0.4% in the previous month). The two major groupings that make up this index have recorded the following developments: • Non-Food Products : a reduction of 9.7% (-3.4% in October); • Food Products : an increase of 1.1% (+3.3% in October). In November 2020, there were also the following rates of change: • Employment index: » Year-on-year rate of change: -4.2% (-3.4% in October); » Month-on-month rate of change: +2.0% (+2.8% in November 2019). • Index of wages: » Year-on-year rate of change: +0.8% (+0.2% in October); » Month-on-month rate of change: +47.1% (+46.3% in November 2019). • Index of hours worked: » Year-on-year rate of change: -5.3% (-4.8% in October); » Month-on-month rate of change: +0.1% (+0.7% in November 2019). More information available at: Business turnover, employment, wages, and hours worked index in retail trade – November 2020 (29 December 2020) Turnover in Retail Trade (deflated) year-on-year rate of change (%) Hours Worked (calendar effects adjusted) year-on-year rate of change (%) -5.1% 1.1% -9.7% -40.0% -35.0% -30.0% -25.0% -20.0% -15.0% -10.0% -5.0% 0.0% 5.0% 10.0% 15.0% Total Food products, beverages and tobacco Non-food products Nov-19 Dec-19 Jan-20 Feb-20 Mar-20 Apr-20 May-20 Jun-20 Jul-20 Aug-20 Sep-20 Oct-20 Nov-20 -5.3% -1.4% -7.8% -50.0% -40.0% -30.0% -20.0% -10.0% 0.0% 10.0% Total Food products, beverages and tobacco Non-food products Nov-19 Dec-19 Jan-20 Feb-20 Mar-20 Apr-20 May-20 Jun-20 Jul-20 Aug-20 Sep-20 Oct-20 Nov-20

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