Turkish retailer Migros Ticaret booked an increase in sales and EBITDA for last year but financial expenses hit its bottom line.

The company posted a net loss of TRL463.2m for 2013, compared to net income of TRL88.1m for a year earlier.

Other profit metrics improved. EBITDA grew 9.1% to TRL430m. Operating profit was up 19.5% at TRL236m. 

Sales reached TRL7.13bn, up 9.9% on 2012. 

At the end of 2013, Migros Ticaret had 1,004 stores. As well as Turkey, the retailer operates outlets in two smaller overseas markets – Macedonia and Kazakhstan.