Retail sales in Poland up y/y in December - Eurostat

Polish retail sales grew by 4.9 percent year on year in December 2018 after a 4.7 percent increase in November. Month on month, retail sales fell by 0.4 percent, Eurostat, the EU's statistics agency, announced on Tuesday.

According to Poland's Central Statistical Office (GUS), Poland's retail sales increased by 4.7 percent year on year and by 12.9 percent month on month in December 2018.

Eurostat data also include small companies which employ fewer than ten people - in this case, small family shops - but exclude auto sales.