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Hungary Retail Sales Growth Rises In June

Hungary retail sales growth rose in June after slowing in the previous month, data from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showed on Friday.

Retail sales rose 5.2 percent year-on-year in June, after a 2.6 percent increase in May. In April, sales was 7.2 percent.

Sales of non-food retail shops grew 8.7 percent annually in June and those of automotive fuels and specialized and non-specialized rose by 7.4 percent and 2.1 percent, respectively.

On an unadjusted basis, retail sales increased 4.3 percent in June, after a 3.0 percent rise in the previous month.

In the January to June period, retail sales rose a seasonally and calendar adjusted 5.7 percent compared to the previous year.

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