Russia's Dixy Q3 earnings rise 18 pct yr/yr

MOSCOW Mon Dec 3, 2012 1:48am EST

MOSCOW Dec 3 (Reuters) - Russian food retailer Dixy said on Monday its third-quarter net profit rose 18 percent, year-on-year, to 280 million roubles ($9 million).

Total revenue increased 23 percent to 36 billion roubles, while earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation and amortisation rose 16 percent to 2 billion roubles. ($1 = 30.9137 Russian roubles) (Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; Editing by Katya Golubkova)