Inflation boosts retail sales growth to 2.4 pct in Aug, volumes continue to slide

EconomyMacroeconomy Tags: ELSTAT, Retail
Photo by Pavlos Svoronos/Fosphotos
Photo by Pavlos Svoronos/Fosphotos

Greece’s retail sales remained in positive territory in August, with a rise of 2.4 percent year-on-year (YoY), after a 3.4-percent rise in July, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) data showed on Tuesday.

The corresponding volume index recorded a drop of 3.6 percent. Sales volumes have been contracting in five of the eight months this year.

You need a subscription to access our analysis. Please choose one of the packages available.

If you are already registered, please sign in.

Full Access

A tailor-made service for professionals

Apart from having access to all our analysis and data, subscribers will be able to consult one-on-one with our analysts.

Free Access

Read some of our analysis for no charge

By signing up to MacroPolis, readers will be able to read two of our articles without charge each month. They will not have access to our data or weekly e-newsletter.

Standard Access

Our analysis and data at your fingertips

Subscribers will be able to read the full range of our articles, access our statistics and charts, and receive our weekly e-newsletter for €450 per year.