South Africa’s retail sales up 2% year-on-year in July

PUBLISHED: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 18:13:52 GMT

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African retail sales rose 2% year-on-year in July following a 2.4% increase in June, Statistics South Africa said on Wednesday.

On a month-on-month basis, sales were up 0.2% and rose 2% in the three months to the end of July compared with the same period last year, the statistics body said.

Reporting by Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo; Editing by Toby Chopra

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