Swiss retail trade turnover rose in December by 3.5% – total figure for 2020 remained stable despite pandemic

Neuchâtel, 01.02.2021 - Retail trade turnover adjusted for sales days and holidays showed nominal growth of 3.5% in December 2020 compared with the same month of the previous year. Seasonally adjusted, nominal turnover grew by 2.2% compared with the previous month. Despite the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the whole of 2020, provisional results show nominal growth of 0.1%. This positive growth consists of contrasting developments in the sectors with some strong turnover losses and gains. These are provisional findings from the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).

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