Austria retail sales rose in December, figures from Statistics Austria showed on Thursday.

Retail sales, excluding trade in motor vehicles and including petrol stations, rose 0.8 percent year-on-year in December.

In nominal terms, retail sales increased 0.9 percent annually in December.

Sales in the food-sector grew 12.7 percent, while non-food sector declined 4.5 percent, the agency said.

In 2020, retail sales declined a real 0.3 percent.

“The temporary store closings hit the clothing and shoe trade particularly hard: Here sales fell sharply by 23.7 percent,” Tobias Thomas, General Director of Statistics Austria, said.

Sales of food, beverages and tobacco products grew 7.0 percent and sales in non-foodstuffs decline 3.9 percent.

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