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South Africa’s retail sales fall 1.3% year/year in August

JOHANNESBURG, Oct 13 (Reuters) – South Africa’s retail sales fell 1.3% year on year in August after falling by a revised 1.2% in July, Statistics South Africa said on Wednesday.

On a month-on-month basis, sales were up 4.9%. Sales rose 2.6% in the three months to the end of August compared with the same period last year, the statistics agency said. (Reporting by Nqobile Dludla Editing by Alexander Winning)


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