According to earlier released data of the Russian statistical agency Rosstat, the retail trade turnover declined 2.5% year-on-year in January – February 2017 to 4.4 trillion rubles

It is premature to speak about improvement in a situation with the retail trade turnover, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said on Saturday.

“It is premature to say so far that the situation [in Russia’s retail trade] is recovering,” the official said.

According to earlier released data of the Russian statistical agency Rosstat, the retail trade turnover declined 2.5% year-on-year in January – February 2017 to 4.4 trillion rubles ($78.2 bln).

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