Retail sales likely to grow by ca. 5 pct in September - ministry

Retail sales likely to grow by ca. 5 pct in September - ministry Mateusz Marek/PAP

Poland's retail sales are likely to go up by around 5 percent year on year in September 2020, according to Development Ministry analysts.

Earlier in the day, the Central Statistical Office reported that Poland's retail sales increased in real terms by 0.5 percent year on year and fell by 2.4 percent month on month in August 2020.

"We expect September's retail sales to increase by nearly 5 percent. The biggest growth is expected in the sales of furniture and pharmaceuticals," the ministry wrote.