14.Jun .2022 11:30

Turkiye's retail sales soar 14.7% in April

Turkiye's retail sales soar 14.7% in April
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Turkiye's retail sales volume, a marker of growing consumer spending, soared by 14.7% year-on-year in April, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat).

Food, drinks, and tobacco sales fell by 1.1%,while non-food (except automotive fuel) sales increased by 31.3%, and automotive fuel sales declined 2.8%, year-on-year.

Among non-food items, textiles, clothing, and footwear sales increased most, with a 72.5% rise.

Shopping via mail order and online increased by 34.8%, on a yearly basis.

Monthly, Turkiye's retail trade was also up 2.1%.

"In the same month food, drinks and tobacco sales decreased by 3.5%, non-food (except automotive fuel) sales increased by 4.6%, automotive fuel sales increased by 3.2%," said TurkStat.