Retail sales in Germany jumped 1.9% month-over-month in July of 2022, rebounding from a 1.5% drop in June and beating market forecasts of a flat reading. It is the biggest increase since June last year, prompted by higher food (2.1%) and online sales (9.2%). Sales also increased for non-food (0.5%), namely textiles, clothing, shoes and leather goods (0.6%), offsetting a 0.1% drop in furnishings, household appliances and building supplies. Compared to the previous year however, retail sales were down 2.6%. source: Federal Statistical Office

Retail Sales MoM in Germany averaged 0.07 percent from 1994 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 12.60 percent in May of 2020 and a record low of -8.20 percent in January of 2021. This page provides the latest reported value for - Germany Retail Sales MoM - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Germany Retail Sales MoM - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2022.

Retail Sales MoM in Germany is expected to be -1.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Germany Retail Sales MoM is projected to trend around 0.50 percent in 2023 and 0.30 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Germany Retail Sales MoM



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-08-01 06:00 AM Jun -1.6% 1.2% 0.2% 0.1%
2022-09-01 06:00 AM Jul 1.9% -1.5% 0% -0.3%
2022-09-30 06:00 AM Aug 1.9% -1% -1.6%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Retail Sales MoM 1.90 -1.50 percent Jul 2022
Retail Sales YoY -2.60 -9.60 percent Jul 2022
Consumer Spending 424.74 421.29 EUR Billion Jun 2022
Disposable Personal Income 552.69 532.14 EUR Billion Jun 2022

Germany Retail Sales MoM
In Germany, the Retail sales report provides an aggregated measure of sales of retail goods and services over a specific time period. In Germany, Retail sales are seasonal, volatile and relatively important to the overall economy.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.90 -1.50 12.60 -8.20 1994 - 2022 percent Monthly
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News Stream
Germany Retail Sales Unexpectedly Rise
Retail sales in Germany jumped 1.9% month-over-month in July of 2022, rebounding from a 1.5% drop in June and beating market forecasts of a flat reading. It is the biggest increase since June last year, prompted by higher food (2.1%) and online sales (9.2%). Sales also increased for non-food (0.5%), namely textiles, clothing, shoes and leather goods (0.6%), offsetting a 0.1% drop in furnishings, household appliances and building supplies. Compared to the previous year however, retail sales were down 2.6%.
2022-09-01
Germany Retail Sales Retreat in June
Retail sales in Germany were down 1.6% mom in June of 2022, following an upwardly revised 1.2% rise in May and compared to market forecasts of a 0.2% increase. A general price increase is weighing on consumers' affordability and cutting spending across the broad. Sales of food declined 1.6% and non-food 3.3%, namely textiles, clothing, shoes and leather (-5.4%), internet and mail order (-3.8%). Year-on-year, retail sales dropped 8.8%, the biggest fall since the series began in 1994.
2022-08-01
Germany Retail Sales Rebound in May
Retail sales in Germany increased 0.6% mom in May of 2022, rebounding from a 5.4% drop in April, and slightly better than forecasts of a 0.5% rise. Sales of nonfood jumped 2.9%, led by textiles, clothing, shoes and leather goods (10.6% ). On the other hand, decreases were seen for food (-0.6%), probably weighed down by a significant rise in food prices, with sales at butcher (-9.7%) and fish shops (-13.1%) recording significant drops. Also, sales at petrol stations declined 4%. Compared to May 2021, retail sales were 3.6% lower.
2022-06-30