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Breakdown of China’s July retail sales

BEIJING, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Following is a breakdown of China’s retail sales for July, published by the National Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday. (Percent change from a year earlier):

Jul Jun May Apr Mar Jan-Feb Dec Nov Oct Sep Aug Jul Overall 7.6 9.8 8.6 7.2 8.7 8.2 8.2 8.1 8.6 9.2 9.0 8.8 Garments 2.9 5.2 4.1 -1.1 6.6 1.8 7.4 5.5 4.7 9.0 7.0 8.7 Cosmetics 9.4 22.5 16.7 6.7 14.4 8.9 1.9 4.4 6.4 7.7 7.8 7.8 Jewellery -1.6 7.8 4.7 0.4 -1.2 4.4 2.3 5.6 4.7 11.6 14.1 8.2 Personal care 13.0 12.3 11.4 12.6 16.6 15.9 16.8 16.0 10.2 17.4 15.8 11.3 Home appliances 3.0 7.7 5.8 3.2 15.2 3.3 13.9 12.5 4.8 5.7 4.8 0.6 Office supplies 14.5 6.5 3.1 3.6 -4.0 8.8 -4.0 -0.4 -3.3 4.9 5.4 1.8 Furniture 6.3 8.3 6.1 4.2 12.8 0.7 12.7 8.0 9.5 9.9 9.5 11.1 Telecoms 1.0 5.9 6.7 2.1 13.8 8.2 -0.9 -5.9 7.1 16.9 6.4 9.6 Oil, oil products -1.1 3.5 3.1 0.1 7.1 2.5 5.8 8.5 17.1 19.2 19.6 18.4 Automobiles -2.6 17.2 2.1 -2.1 -4.4 -2.8 -8.5 -10.0 -6.4 -7.1 -3.2 -2.0 Building materials 0.4 1.1 -1.1 -0.3 10.8 6.6 8.6 9.8 8.5 8.4 7.9 5.4 (China economics team)


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