Large Store Sales Index. 05/2020
The Large Store Sales Index (IVGS) at current prices in Catalonia decreased by a 24.9% in May 2020 with respect to the same month of the previous year and increased by a 19.4% respect to the April 2020. By groups of products, the year-over-year decrease in sales is concentrated in sales of non-food products (−57.6%), while sales of food products increased (13.8%).
The data reflect the evolution of the volume of sales in the context of the state of alarm for the management of the health crisis caused by COVID-19 (Royal Decree 463/2020, of 14 March).