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Colombia Retail Sales Rose 8.1% in September From Year Ago

November 18, 2011

Nov. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Colombia’s retail sales rose 8.1 percent in September from the same period a year earlier, the national statistics agency said today.

Economists had forecast an 11.3 percent rise, according to the median estimate of 14 analysts surveyed by Bloomberg.

--With assistance from Kristy Scheuble in Washington. Editor: Robert Jameson

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