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January and February 2021 China Retail Sales: Total Sales Jump 30.7%; All Sectors Report Positive Growth Against Weak 2020

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In January and February, China’s total retail sales jumped 30.7% year over year, against weak 2020 comparatives.

We review monthly data for retail in China in total and by sector:

  • We chart the trend in retail sales growth over the last 13 months.
  • We show retail sales growth for 15 sectors across food and nonfood retail, for each of the latest three months.
  • We discuss growth in online retail sales, by major sector.

We also present data for year-over-year retail growth compared to January and February 2019, prior to the Covid-19 outbreak.

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