Food, drinks and tobacco sales up 15.3%, while non-food sales up by 24.2%, and fuel sales down 1% in August
Türkiye’s retail sales volume increased by 17.2% year-on-year in August, the country’s statistical authority said on Wednesday.
In August, food, drinks and tobacco sales rose by 15.3% while non-food sales increased by 24.2% and fuel sales dropped by 1%, on a yearly basis, according to TurkStat.
Retail turnover with current prices soared by 87.5% in August 2023 versus August 2022.
On a monthly basis, retail sales volume saw a decline of 4.7%.
“Food, drinks and tobacco sales increased by 0.1%, non-food sales decreased by 5.6%, automotive fuel sales decreased by 9.0%,”it added.