Italy’s retail trade index (RTI) remained unvaried in June, after a couple of months of consistent decrease, the Italian national institute of statistics (Istat) has revealed.
In June 2014 the seasonally adjusted retail trade index was unvaried with respect to May 2014 (+0.1% for food goods and -0.1 for non food goods). The average of the last three months compared to the
previous three months decreased by 0.2.
The unadjusted index decreased by 2.6% with respect to June 2013. The retail trade index measures the monthly evolution of the turnover at current prices of enterprises with retail sale outlets.