Retail sales down in December - stats office

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Poland's retail sales decreased in real terms by 0.8 percent year on year and grew by 19.8 percent month on month in December 2020, the Central Statistical Office said on Friday.

Economists polled by PAP expected December's retail sales to fall in real terms by 1.2 percent year on year and grow by 17.1 percent month on month.

In current prices, sales decreased by 0.8 percent year on year in December against a 3.3-percent expected drop.