RETAIL SALES VOLUME DECREASED BY 16.7% ON ANNUAL BASIS

Retail sales volume with constant prices (2015=100) decreased by 16.7% in May 2020 compared with the same month of previous year, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK) announced. 
 
 In the same month non-food (except automotive fuel) sales decreased by 25.5%, automotive fuel sales decreased by 22.6%, food, drinks and tobacco sales increased by 3.0%.
 
Retail sales volume with constant prices increased by 3.8% in May 2020 compared with the previous month.
 
In the same month non-food (except automotive fuel) sales increased by 17.3%, food, drinks and tobacco sales decreased by 7.7%, automotive fuel sales decreased by 0.3%.