Hungary's calendar-adjusted retail sales fell by an annual 7.1% in August following an 7.6% drop in July, the Central Statistics Office (KSH) said on Wednesday.

Food sales dropped by 4.0% year-on-year, while non-food sales fell by 5.2%.

Fuel sales plunged by 18.1% in annual terms, the KSH said. Aug 2023 July 2023 Aug 2022 Jan-Aug 2023 Calendar-adjusted -7.1 -7.6 +1.7 -9.6 retail sales total - Change % y/y (Reporting by Mateusz Rabiega and Antonis Pothitos in Gdansk)