The euro area’s retail trade volume rose by 0.1% month-on-month in September, the EU’s statistical office announced on Wednesday.

According to Eurostat, the figure increased 0.2% in the EU28 in September compared to August.

In August, the retail trade volume was up 0.6% from July in the eurozone and 0.3% in the EU28.

The eurozone/euro area represents member states that use the single currency — euro — while the EU28 includes all member countries of the bloc.

In the euro area, “the volume of retail trade increased by 0.4% for automotive fuels and by 0.1% for non-food products while

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