(Corrects monthly rise to 1.0%, not 1.7%)
BRASILIA, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Retail sales volumes in Brazil excluding cars and building materials rose 1.0% in July from June, government statistics agency IBGE said on Wednesday.
Economists in a Reuters poll expected a decrease of 0.1%.
Sales grew 4.3% from the year-earlier period, compared to expectations for a 1.95% increase in the Reuters poll. (Sao Paulo Newsroom; tel: +5511 56447500)