FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - Retail sales have decreased in March, despite the mild increment forecasted by the analysts, according to data released by German Statistics.

From March last year, retail sales have decreased 6.3% in real terms, and 3.7% in nominal terms, on the month, sales have edged down 0.1%. These figures are substantially weaker than the 2.3% yearly fall and the 0.6% monthly rise forecasted by the analysts.