Indonesia Retail Sales Contract in June but Slower, Central Bank Says​



JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's retail sales fell 17.1% in June year-on-year, slowing from the previous month's contraction, a central bank survey showed on Tuesday.

Retail sales fell 20.6% on an annual basis in May.

There were improvements in purchases of fuel, food, beverages, and tobacco, as well as communication services.

The Bank Indonesia survey predicted sales to fall by 12.3% in July, slowing the pace of decline further. 

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