Non-food sales up by 41.8% year-on-year in July
Turkiye’s retail sales volume increased by 31% in July on a yearly basis, the country’s statistical office TurkStat announced on Tuesday.
Among sub-indexes, drinks and tobacco sales increased by 19.1%, non-food by 41.8%, and automotive fuel sales by 17% year-on-year in July.
Under non-food index, computers, books, telecommunications equipment sales were up by 61.7%, electronic goods and furniture by 62.8%, textiles,clothing and footwear by 13.4%, medical goods and cosmetic by 7.5%.
Sales via mail-order rose by 62.1%, while retail turnover increased by 93.3% in July on a yearly basis.
On a monthly basis, retail sales volume was up by 2.7% in July.