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Retail Trade Turnover index down by 4.5%
Business turnover, employment, wage and hours worked index in retail trade
Retail Trade Turnover index down by 4.5% - August 2020
29 September 2020

Summary

Retail trade turnover index registered a year-on-year change rate of -4.5% in August, 2.0 percentage points down than the rate observed in July. The indices of employment, wages and salaries and hours worked adjusted of calendar effects presented year-on-year change rates of -3.3%, -0.2% and -4.3%, respectively (-3.7%, 0.0% and -7.2% in the previous month, by the same order).

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