Turkey’s retail sales up on month, down on year in April
The data showed that food, non-food sales (except automotive fuel sales) remained stable and automotive sales increased by 0.6% while food, drinks and tobacco sales were down by 0.1% on a monthly basis. On a yearly basis, food, drinks and tobacco sales as well as automotive sales decreased by 3.6% and 2.6% respectively while non-food sales (except automotive fuel sales) increased by 3.1%.
The data showed that retail sales in non-food sectors such as textiles, clothing and footwear increased by 3.2% while computers, books, telecommunication sales were down by 2.1%, electronic goods and furniture sales dropped by 0.3%, medical goods as well as cosmetic sales decreased by 2.1% and sales via mail orders and internet declined by 1.7% in April on a monthly basis.
More free plastics newsPlastic resin (PP, LDPE, LLDPE ,HDPE, PVC, GPS; HIPS, PET, ABS) prices, polymer market trends, and more...
- PET bottle fails to salve pandemic wounds; challenges mount as autumn begins
- Can LDPE uptrend hold in Asia?
- Europe PVC prices lag behind global markets, upward pressure mounts
- PS, ABS markets take respite from rising streak in China, SEA
- Muted demand in Europe paves way for plenty of PP, PE offers in Turkey
- Import PE uptrend persists in China despite bearish winds mounting in local market
- 3-digit hikes in Oct PVC offers reinforce supply-driven bullishness in Asia
- Crude oil caught between demand woes and production disruption
- Tightness drives European PVC market up, prices near pre-pandemic levels
- Major LDPE markets touch multi-year highs on growing tightness