“Retail sales in urban areas reached 1,204.6 billion yuan in November, up
19.0%, and those in rural areas rose by 17% to 186.5 billion yuan. ..
Sales of garments, footwear, hats and knitwear by enterprises larger
than a certain scale increased by 20.4% to 59.6 billion yuan. The growth
was 12.2 percentage points smaller than the previous month. The
November consumer price index for apparel was 1.6% higher than the
previous month, and is considered to have an effect on sales.
The total for the first eleven months of this year grew by 18.4%
year-on-year to 13,922.4 billion yuan, which is 0.1 percentage point
higher than the first ten months of this year, of which sales of
garments, footwear, hats and knitwear by enterprises larger than a
certain scale increased by 24.5% to 517.7 billion yuan. ”