Retail sales in Argentina climbed 35.8 percent year-on-year in July of 2019, easing from a 44.7 percent rise in the previous month. Sales advanced at a slower pace for food (33.8 percent vs 52.6 percent in June); clothing, footwear & leather goods (36.7 percent vs 44.2 percent); sports clothing & accessories (45.4 percent from 52.4 percent); furnishings & household equipment (37.4 percent vs 59 percent); toys (13.5 percent vs 43.3 percent); bookstore & stationery (23.8 percent vs 57.1 percent); recreation & culture (32 percent vs 84.4 percent); and perfumery & pharmacy (60.6 percent vs 85.7 percent). In contrast, sales went up further for electronics & appliances (29.8 percent vs 11.7 percent). On real terms, sales plunged 9.8 percent, following a 6.1 percent decline in the previous month. Retail Sales YoY in Argentina averaged 21.73 percent from 1998 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 72.20 percent in January of 2003 and a record low of -40.30 percent in January of 2002.

Retail Sales YoY in Argentina is expected to be 15.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Retail Sales YoY in Argentina to stand at 18.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Argentina Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 17.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-06-25 08:30 PM Retail Sales YoY Apr 21.2% 28.4% 20%
2019-07-23 08:00 PM Retail Sales YoY May 28.4% 21.2% 30%
2019-08-23 07:00 PM Retail Sales YoY Jun 44.7% 28.4% 24%
2019-09-24 07:00 PM Retail Sales YoY Jul 35.8% 44.7% 22%
2019-10-23 07:00 PM Retail Sales YoY Aug 35.8% 23%
2019-11-27 07:00 PM Retail Sales YoY Sep 15%
2019-12-20 07:00 PM Retail Sales YoY Oct 13%


Argentina Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 42.10 41.90 60.97 28.44 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales YoY 35.80 44.70 72.20 -40.30 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 533656.00 504648.00 578333.00 293850.00 ARS Million [+]
Households Debt To GDP 6.10 6.60 7.30 2.50 percent of GDP [+]
Gasoline Prices 0.79 0.78 1.46 0.60 USD/Liter [+]
Consumer Confidence Current Conditions 30.10 28.47 56.81 23.24 [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations 54.85 55.61 73.73 42.54 [+]
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations 45.11 45.31 67.70 28.31 [+]
Consumer Confidence Major Purchases Expectations 28.69 26.22 56.94 7.74 [+]


Argentina Retail Sales YoY

In Argentina, retail sales measure the annual change in the value of retail sales in shopping malls in the greater Buenos Aires area. This page provides the latest reported value for - Argentina Retail Sales YoY - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Argentina Retail Sales YoY - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
35.80 44.70 72.20 -40.30 1998 - 2019 percent Monthly
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