Retail sales fell by 2.9 per cent year-on-year in January, indicate preliminary data published by Statistics Finland on Thursday. Disregarding the impact of prices, the volume of retail sales decreased by 2.1 per cent. In January, the sales of daily consumer goods fell by 2.0 per cent and the volume of the sales by 1.5 per cent in comparison to the corresponding period last year.
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Retail sales fell in January
Net sales fell faster than the volume of sales in retail and daily consumer goods trade as prices in both sectors dropped in comparison to last year's January.