Retail sales in Indonesia slumped by 16.3 percent year-on-year in November 2020, after plunging by 14.9 percent a month earlier. This marked the twelfth straight month of fall in retail trade, and the steepest pace since June, amid the prolonged impact caused by the COVID-19 crisis that made people to stay at home most of their time. Sales fell more for information & communication equipment (-36.3% vs -30.9% in October), food, beverages & tobacco dropped (-6.6% vs -5.6%), and home appliances (-26.3% vs -23.3%). Meantime, sales continued to decline for clothing (-56.6% vs -58.1%), fuel (-14.3% vs -17.3%), cultural & recreational goods (-40.3% vs -40.6%) and automotive parts & accessories (-21.6% vs -22.9%). On a monthly basis, retail sales dropped by 1.2 percent in November, the least since July, after a 5.3 percent fall in October.