Czech Republic's retail trade growth accelerated to 4.7 percent year-on-year in January 2019 from December's three-month low of 3.1 percent and above market expectations of 4.1 percent, mainly due to sales over the Internet or via mail order services (18.6 percent vs 15.4 percent). Also within non-food trade, sales increased for: cultural and recreation goods (22.9 percent vs 4.5 percent); clothing, footwear and leather goods (6.6 percent vs 4.6 percent); dispensing chemist, medical and orthopedic goods, and cosmetic and toilet articles (5.5 percent vs 1.3 percent); information and communication equipment (5.1 percent vs 7.3 percent); and other household equipment (0.2 percent vs 1.3 percent). In addition, food, beverages and tobacco trade rose 1.4 percent (vs 1.3 percent in December) and automotive fuel sales increased 2.9 percent (vs 0.6 percent in December). Retail Sales YoY in Czech Republic averaged 3.77 percent from 2001 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 14.70 percent in October of 2001 and a record low of -6.60 percent in February of 2009.

Retail Sales YoY in Czech Republic is expected to be 3.70 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 Czech Republic to stand at 2.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Czech Republic Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 2.20 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-12-06 08:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 6.4% 1.5% 5% 3.7%
2019-01-11 08:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 6.1% 6.4% 4.7% 2.1%
2019-02-05 08:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 3.1% 6.1% 4% 4%
2019-03-14 08:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 4.7% 3.1% 4.1% 3.8%
2019-04-05 07:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 4.7%
2019-05-07 07:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 3.7%
2019-06-05 07:00 AM Retail Sales YoY


Czech Republic Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 106.40 109.20 113.80 66.00 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.50 0.20 5.40 -4.50 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 4.70 3.10 14.70 -6.60 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 563.20 561.97 563.20 330.89 CZK Billion [+]
Personal Savings 9.84 10.58 15.69 7.23 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 243226.60 244640.10 244640.10 4071.00 CZK Million [+]
Private Sector Credit 3005026.92 2966403.11 3023380.55 588000.00 CZK Million [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.39 1.42 2.32 0.72 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To GDP 32.00 31.80 32.00 6.70 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 56.64 59.22 59.22 13.33 percent [+]


Czech Republic Retail Sales YoY

In Czech Republic, 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 - Czech Republic Retail Sales YoY - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Czech Republic Retail Sales YoY - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.70 3.10 14.70 -6.60 2001 - 2019 percent Monthly
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