Brazil Nov Retail Sales +0.7% On Month; +1.1% On Year

By Jeffrey T. LewisFeaturesDow Jones Newswires

Retail sales in Brazil increased in November from the previous month as shops sold more furniture and household appliances.

Sales gained 0.7% versus October, and rose 1.1% compared with November 2016, the country's statistics agency said Tuesday.

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Sales of furniture and appliances increased 6.1% in November from October, and sales of other household and personal goods jumped 8% in the month. Household appliance sales rose 8% in November from a year earlier.

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January 09, 2018 06:35 ET (11:35 GMT)