German retail sales gain 0.6 percent in April: statistics

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German retail sales climbed by 0.6 percent in April from the previous month, calendar- and seasonally-corrected figures released on Tuesday by the national statistics office showed.

Germany is counting on a pick-up in consumption to add another pillar of growth to its traditional reliance on exports.

© 2011 AFP

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