Retail sales up in May - stats office

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Poland's retail sales increased in real terms by 13.9 percent year on year and by 8.2 percent month on month in May 2021, the Central Statistical Office said on Tuesday.

Economists polled by PAP expected May's retail sales to grow in real terms by 12.9 percent year on year and by 7.6 percent month on month.

In current prices, sales increased by 19.1 percent year on year in May against a 15.5-percent expected rise.