MOSCOW, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Russian retail sales rose by 3.5
percent in January, year-on-year, after a 5.0 percent rise in
the previous month, the Federal Statistics Service said on
Analysts polled by Reuters had forecast a rise of 4.8
percent compared to the year-ago period.
The FSS provided the following data:
RETAIL SALES Jan '13 Dec '12 Jan '12
mth/mth pct change -27.1 +20.8 -26.0
yr/yr pct change +3.5 +5.0 +7.4
NOTE - For key Russian indicators click here.
(Compiled by Maya Dyakina)
Keywords: RUSSIA RETAIL
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