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Retail Sales

It is an indicator of the level of consumption. If the level of consumption is above the level of production, this usually leads to inflation. It should be noted that the index of Retail Sales for a month is very volatile. The index value averaged for three months describes the situation better. The indicator is taken into account by the market.

  • Release Frequency: monthly.
  • Release Schedule: 09:30 GMT, 17th-21st of the month following the reporting period.
  • Source: U.K. Office of National Statistics.