Retail sales in Bulgaria rose 12 percent year-on-year in August of 2021, easing from a 20.2 percent increase in the previous month. It was the fourth straight month of slowing retail activity growth. Sales rose at a softer pace for food, beverages & tobacco (10.5 percent vs 21 percent in July) and non-food products (14.2 percent vs 21.8 percent), namely housed appliances (10.9 percent vs 15.4 percent), computer & software sales (9 percent vs 24 percent), and automotive fuel (8.5 percent vs 14.5 percent). Also, sales fell further for clothing, footwear & leather goods (-6.2 percent vs -2.7 percent). On a monthly basis, retail sales fell 1.1 percent, from a downwardly revised 1.2 percent decrease in June. source: National Statistical Institute, Bulgaria
Retail Sales YoY in Bulgaria averaged 6.39 percent from 2001 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 25.90 percent in April of 2021 and a record low of -20.60 percent in May of 2020. This page provides - Bulgaria Retail Sales YoY - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Bulgaria Retail Sales YoY - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2021.
Retail Sales YoY in Bulgaria is expected to be 6.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Bulgaria Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 6.00 percent in 2022 and 4.50 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.