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Hungary Retail Sales Growth Slows Again

Hungary's retail sales growth eased in September after improving in the previous month, preliminary figures from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showed on Wednesday.

Retail sales grew a calendar adjusted 5.4 percent year-on-year following a 6.8 percent increase in August.

Sales rose 3.1 percent in foods stores, 7.6 percent in non-food shops and 5.6 percent in motor fuel retail shops.

On an unadjusted basis, retail sales rose 4.4 percent year-on-year in September after a 6.3 percent gain in the previous month.

In the January to September period, sales increased 6.5 percent on a calendar adjusted basis and 6.3 percent without adjustments.

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