Retail index jumps 5.3 pct in May led by fuel and supermarket sale

EconomyMacroeconomy Tags: ELSTAT, Retail
Photo by Gerasimos Domenikos/Fosphotos
Photo by Gerasimos Domenikos/Fosphotos

Greece’s retail sales index increased by 5.3 percent in May, accelerating from the growth of 0.8 percent noted in April, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data showed on Tuesday.

The headline index has remained positive for four out of the first five months of the year with February the only negative reading since November.

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