Retail sales down in February - stats office

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Poland's retail sales decreased in real terms by 5.0 percent year on year and by 3.6 percent month on month in February 2023, the Central Statistical Office said on Tuesday.

Economists polled by PAP expected February's retail sales to fall in real terms by 1.5 percent year on year and to rise by 0.5 percent month on month.

In current prices, retail sales increased by 10.8 percent year on year in February against a 15.7-percent expected rise.