Retail sales in Indonesia increased by 6.7% year-on-year in April 2019, slowing from a 10.1% growth in the previous month. This was the weakest growth in retail trade since November last year, as sales growth eased for: clothing (22.8% vs 41.2% in March); food, beverages and tobacco (5.8% vs 10.9%); and cultural goods (3.6% vs 14.5%). Meantime, sales growth accelerated for both motor vehicles and parts (25.8% vs 20.7% ) and household equipment (10.5% vs 8.2%). In addition, sales of communications equipment and information fell faster (-7.9% vs -6.3%). On the other hand, sales edged down for fuel (-0.1% vs 3.9%).