In July, the turnover increased by 12.1% to the previous month.
Retail turnover in Ukraine in January-July 2020 rose by 4.2% year-on-year, according to the State Statistics Service.
In July, the turnover increased by 12.1% to the previous month, the report reads.
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Retail trade: background
- Retail trade in Ukraine grew by 3% in comparable prices in January-June 2020 (H1) year-over-year (y-o-y), to UAH 528.7 billion (US$19 billion).
- Retail turnover increased most in Chernihiv region (by 10.8%, to UAH 9.9 billion/US$356.4 million), Luhansk region (by 10% to UAH 5 billion/US$180 million), and Volyn region (by 7.9% to UAH 9.8 billion/US$352.8 million), according to the Ukrainian State Statistics Service.
- In June 2020 alone, it rose by 1.4% against June 2019.
- Retail trade turnover for 2019 was up 10.5% on year.