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South Africa’s retail sales up 2.6% year/year in November

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African retail sales rose 2.6% year-on-year in November following a revised 0.4% increase in October, Statistics South Africa said on Wednesday.

On a month-on-month basis, sales were up 3.1% and up 1.2% in the three months to the end of November compared with the same period last year, the statistics body said.

(Reporting by Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo; Editing by Alexander Winning)

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