Shoppers react during the opening of the 'Mall of Africa' in Midrand outside Johannesburg

South Africa's retail sales up 1.1 percent year/year in February

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African retail sales rose 1.1 percent year on year in February after rising by 1.2 percent in January, Statistics South Africa said on Wednesday.

On a month-on-month basis, sales increased 0.5 percent. They were flat in the three months to February compared with the same period last year, the statistics body said.

(Reporting by Mfuneko Toyana; editing by John Stonestreet)

2019-04-17 13:20:55

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