The volume of Poland's retail trade (seasonally-adjusted) decelerated by 1.3% m/m in October and rose by 5.0% in annual terms (vs. annual growth of 7.7% a month ago and rise of 6.6% y/y two months earlier), according to the data of EU's stats office Eurostat.
In the entire EU28, retail sales were down by 0.4% on the month and up by 0.5% y/y.
According to earlier-published data of national stats office GUS, retail sales' growth accelerated to 3.2% y/y in October from annual growth of 3.9% a month before. In monthly terms, retail sales increased by 3.6% in October.
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