Germania, vendite al dettaglio maggio -0,6% su mese, +1,9% su anno

lunedì 30 giugno 2014 08:43

BERLIN, June 30 (Reuters) - German year-on-year retail sales
fell 0.6 percent against the previous month in May and rose 1.9
percent against the same month a year earlier, the Federal
Statistics Office said on Monday. It reported the following
    RETAIL SALES          MAY  14    APRIL 14       MAY 13
 M/M pct change (real)       -0.6      -1.5r         +0.5
 M/M pct change (nominal)    -0.7      -1.6r         +0.8
 Y/Y pct change (real)       +1.9      +3.2r         +0.2
 Y/Y pct change (nominal)    +2.2      +3.9r         +1.7

NOTE - Month-on-month changes were adjusted for calendar and
seasonal factors, the Office said, noting that May 2014 had one
more shopping day than the same month a year ago.
The mid-range forecast of analysts polled by Reuters was for
retail sales to rise by 0.7 percent month-on-month in real terms
and 2.1 percent year-on-year.
r = revised figure.

(Reporting by Berlin bureau)