BERLIN, Jan 31 (Reuters) – German retail sales unexpectedly fell in December, lowering by 5.3% in contrast with the earlier month, information confirmed on Tuesday.
Analysts polled by Reuters had forecast a 0.2% rise in price-adjusted phrases.
The federal statistics workplace publishes more details on its web site.
Reporting by Miranda Murray and Friederike Heine, enhancing by Rachel More
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