Car sales power 5.5% increase in July retail sales

Excluding motor vehicles, sales down a marginal 0.4%

[SINGAPORE] Retail sales rose 5.5 per cent year on year in July, lifted by sales of motor vehicles, without which sales would have declined 0.4 per cent.

When comparing month on month, retail sales (seasonally adjusted) dipped marginally by 0.2 per cent in July over June. Stripping out motor vehicles,...

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