Retail sales up 0.5 pct y/y in August - stats office

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, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) said on Monday.

Economists polled by PAP expected August's retail sales to grow in real terms by 2.6 percent year on year and decrease by 0.4 percent month on month.

In current prices, sales increased by 0.4 percent year on year in August against a 2.7 percent expected growth.