Eurozone retail sales fell by 0.3 percent from a month earlier in September 2021, following an upwardly revised 1.0 percent growth in August and missing market expectations of a 0.3 percent advance. Consumers are likely to become more cautious in the months ahead, amid concerns over inflationary pressure and rising coronavirus infections. Sales of non-food products were down by 1.5 percent (vs 2.6 percent in August), with on-line trade dropping 1.4 percent (vs 5.4 percent); while purchases of food, drinks and tobacco rose for the first time in six months (0.7 percent vs -0.6 percent) and fuel sales also rebounded (1.1 percent vs -0.3 percent). On a yearly basis, sales increased by 2.5 percent in September, beating forecasts of 1.5 percent growth. source: EUROSTAT
Retail Sales MoM in the Euro Area averaged 0.11 percent from 1995 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 19 percent in May of 2020 and a record low of -11.50 percent in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Euro Area Retail Sales MoM - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Euro Area Retail Sales MoM - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2021.
Retail Sales MoM in Euro Area is expected to be 0.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Euro Area Retail Sales MoM is projected to trend around 0.60 percent in 2022 and 0.50 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.