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Retail trade net sales, receipts, and operating revenues in United States grows in Q2 of 2018

Retail trade sales went up by 5 percent compared to the previous quarter, adjusted figures from U.S. Census Bureau reveal. The indicator climbed from 730 746 million US Dollars to 767 292 million US Dollars, in contrast to the prior quarter when it fell by 7.01%. The previous year, the variable was growing by 4.13% and hit 718 917 million US Dollars in Q2. This demonstrates a 6.73 percent change between Q2 2017 and the same quarter in 2018. United States saw a rise of 115.27% in retail trade sales during the last 18 years. Likewise, the retail trade sales is now above average of 539 038.21 million US Dollars with a negligible overall growth since the start of observations. It attained its all-time high of 785 843 million US Dollars in Q4 of 2017 and record low of 318 014 million US Dollars in 1Q 2001.

Retail trade net sales, receipts, and operating revenues in United States grows in Q2 of 2018
Date Million US Dollars Variation
Q2 2018 767 292.00 5
Q1 2018 730 746.00 -7.01
Q4 2017 785 843.00 8.78
Q3 2017 722 419.00 0.49
Q2 2017 718 917.00 4.13
Q1 2017 690 375.00 -8.11
Q4 2016 751 312.00 8.21
Q3 2016 694 279.00 =
Q2 2016 694 267.00 4.51
Q1 2016 664 276.00 -7.41

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