Sharp 13.3% rise in Swiss retail trade turnover in February 2022 – also due to low pandemic-related figure of the previous year

Neuchâtel, 31.03.2022 - Turnover adjusted for sales days and holidays rose in the retail sector by 13.3% in nominal terms in February 2022 compared with the previous year. This sharp increase can partly be explained by the low figure for February 2021, when COVID-19 protective measures were reintroduced. Seasonally adjusted, nominal turnover rose by 0.4% compared with the previous month. These are provisional findings from the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).

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