China Retail Sales YoY  2010-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

China's retail sales grew by 10.1 percent from a year earlier in March of 2018, beating market consensus of 9.7 percent and following a 9.7 percent rise in the previous month. It was the steepest increase in retail trade since last November, as sales rose at a faster pace for: building materials (10.2 percent vs 6.8 percent in January-February); furniture (10.9 percent vs 8.5 percent); home appliances (15.4 percent vs 9.2 percent); personal care (16.9 percent vs 10.1 percent); jewelry (20.4 percent vs 3.0 percent); cosmetics (22.7 percent vs 12.5 percent); and garments (14.8 percent vs 7.7 percent). In addition, sales rebounded sharply for office supplies (12.6 percent vs -0.9 percent). Meanwhile, retail trade growth was unchanged for oil, oil products (at 9.1 percent) and slowed for both automobiles (3.5 percent vs 9.7 percent) and telecoms (1.6 percent vs 10.7 percent). On a monthly basis, retail sales advanced 0.73 percent in March. Retail Sales YoY in China averaged 12.55 percent from 2010 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 19.90 percent in January of 2011 and a record low of 9.40 percent in December of 2017.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-01-18 07:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 9.4% 10.2% 10.1% 10.2%
2018-03-14 02:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 9.7% 9.4% 9.8% 9.9%
2018-04-17 02:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 10.1% 9.7% 9.7% 9.9%
2018-05-15 02:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 10.1% 9.8%
2018-06-14 02:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 9.7%
2018-07-16 02:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 9.7%


China Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 122.30 124.00 124.60 97.00 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.73 0.71 1.57 0.14 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 10.10 9.70 19.90 9.40 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 292661.30 264757.60 292661.30 453.00 CNY HML [+]
Disposable Personal Income 36396.00 33616.00 36396.00 343.40 CNY [+]
Personal Savings 0.35 0.35 3.15 0.35 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 4.35 4.35 12.06 4.35 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 323776.96 319214.83 323776.96 59105.90 CNY HML [+]
Gasoline Prices 0.86 0.87 1.37 0.27 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 48.00 46.90 48.00 10.80 percent of GDP [+]
Consumer Confidence Current Conditions 108.50 107.90 123.50 90.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations 116.40 114.70 128.40 96.40 [+]


China Retail Sales YoY

In China, the year-over-year change in Retail sales compares the aggregated sales of retail goods and services during a certain month to the same month a year ago. This page provides - China Retail Sales YoY - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. China Retail Sales YoY - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
10.10 9.70 19.90 9.40 2010 - 2018 percent Monthly




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