The industry’s turnover fell by 7% last June compared to the same month in 2022, mainly due to the decline in sales of energy and intermediate goods, which decreased by 40.8% and 11.7%, respectively, according to data released this Thursday by the National Statistics Institute (INE).
With the year-on-year decrease in June, industry turnover has already had three months of year-on-year falls, although June’s was more pronounced than May’s (-2.9%) but less than April’s (- 8.1%).
In monthly terms (June over May) and in seasonally and calendar adjusted data, the industry cut its sales by 2.8%, in contrast to the 1.2% rise experienced the previous month. The monthly decline in June is the most pronounced since last March, when sales in the sector fell by 2.9%.
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