facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Retail posts marginal gains in Europe

Jan. 8, 2013 at 3:04 PM   |   Comments

BRUSSELS, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Retail sales rose marginally month to month in the European Union in November, the data office Eurostat said Tuesday.

In the 27-nation EU, sales rose 0.2 percent while in the 17-nation eurozone, sales were up 0.1 percent, Eurostat said..

With data unavailable or withheld by the Czech Republic, Greece, Italy, Cyprus, Hungary and the Netherlands, Eurostat said Finland posted the largest gain for November with sales up 2.2 percent. Romania followed with sales up 1.9 percent. Latvia saw a 1.4 percent bump.

Sales declined fastest in Luxembourg, where sales fell 1.5 percent, and Estonia, where sales dropped 1.3 percent.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Boeing announces job relocations, business unit consolidation Boeing announces job relocations, business unit consolidation
2
Outrage over FERC decision on LNG exports Outrage over FERC decision on LNG exports
3
IS oil smugglers will feel wrath, Kurdish leader says IS oil smugglers will feel wrath, Kurdish leader says
4
Thales to research next-gen active radar antenna Thales to research next-gen active radar antenna
5
Exxon says it's safe from Russian sanctions Exxon says it's safe from Russian sanctions
Trending News
x
Feedback