Ukraine saw a 5.5% rise in retail trade in January-September compared to the same period of 2017.
However, the Ukrainian State Statistics Service has not provided statistics in monetary terms yet.
Retail turnover increased the most in Ukraine-controlled districts in Luhansk and Donetsk regions, as well as in Poltava, Zakarpattia, and Kyiv regions, namely by 27.9%, 13.7%, 11.1%, 11.1%, and 10.1%, respectively.
Retail trade in September shrank by 5% MoM, while it grew by 6.9% YoY. (UNIAN/Business World Magazine)