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

China's retail sales increased by 9 percent from a year earlier in August 2018, following a 8.8 percent rise in the previous month and beating market expectations of 8.8 percent. Sales growth accelerated for: jewelry (14.1 percent vs 8.2 percent); personal care (15.8 percent vs 11.3 percent in July); home appliances (4.8 percent vs 0.6 percent); office supplies (5.4 percent vs 1.8 percent); oil, oil products (19.6 percent vs 18.4 percent); and building materials (7.9 percent vs 5.4 percent); while was stable for cosmetics (at 7.8 percent). Meantime, sales of garments (7 percent vs 8.7 percent); furniture (9.5 percent vs 11.1 percent); and telecoms (6.4 percent vs 9.6 percent) rose at a softer pace, while those of automobiles continued to fall (-3.2 percent vs -2 percent). From January to August, retail sales grew 9.3 percent compared to the same period 2017. Retail Sales YoY in China averaged 12.36 percent from 2010 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 19.90 percent in January of 2011 and a record low of 8.50 percent in May of 2018.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-07-16 02:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 9% 8.5% 8.8% 8.9%
2018-08-14 02:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 8.8% 9% 9.1% 8.6%
2018-09-14 02:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 9% 8.8% 8.8% 8.5%
2018-10-19 02:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 9% 8.5%
2018-11-14 02:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 8.4%
2018-12-14 02:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 8.4%


China Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 119.70 118.20 124.60 97.00 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.65 0.67 1.57 0.14 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 9.00 8.80 19.90 8.50 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 317509.70 293443.10 317509.70 453.00 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 350646.49 344844.61 350646.49 59105.90 CNY HML [+]
Gasoline Prices 0.89 0.84 1.37 0.27 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 49.30 48.40 49.30 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 September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9.00 8.80 19.90 8.50 2010 - 2018 percent Monthly




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