The total retail sales of consumer goods reached RMB 518.358 billion in Suzhou in the first seven months, up by 25.9% year on year. The consumer goods market in Suzhou continued to recover steadily, and the total retail sales remained the first in the province.
The accommodation and catering industry showed increased vitality, with the retail sales of consumer goods registered RMB 42.641 billion, a year-on-year increase of 38.66%.
The car market is stable and recovering. The retail sales of automobiles of enterprises above a designated scale increased by 27.7% year on year in the city from January to July, among which those of new energy vehicles increased by 135.7%.