Singapore’s total retail sales value grew 25.8% y-o-y in June to $3.3 billion, marking the fifth straight month of growth, according to data from the Department of Statistics (SingStat) released on Aug 5.

The growth was attributed to the low base in June 2020 during Phase 1 measures, when physical stores also remained closed till June 18, 2020.

That said, the total value of retail sales, which increased 1.8% month-on-month (m-o-m) on a seasonally adjusted basis, continued to be below that of pre-Covid-19 levels.

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