Italy’s retail trade fell 0.7 percent from a month earlier in December of 2018, after a downwardly revised 0.6 percent rise in the previous month and missing market expectations of a 0.7 percent gain. Both non-food sales (-0.7 percent from 0.8 percent in November) and food sales (-0.6 percent from 0.2 percent) dropped. On a yearly basis, retail trade declined 0.6 percent, down from an upwardly revised 1.7 percent advance in November. Retail Sales MoM in Italy averaged 0.03 percent from 2000 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 2.20 percent in January of 2017 and a record low of -2.60 percent in May of 2004.

Retail Sales MoM in Italy is expected to be -0.40 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Retail Sales MoM in Italy to stand at 0.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Italy Retail Sales MoM is projected to trend around 0.40 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-11-07 09:00 AM Retail Sales MoM -0.8% 0.6% -0.1% 0.4%
2018-12-07 09:00 AM Retail Sales MoM 0.1% -0.8% -0.2% 0.5%
2019-01-10 09:00 AM Retail Sales MoM 0.7% 0.2% 0.2% 1.1%
2019-02-07 09:00 AM Retail Sales MoM -0.7% 0.6% 0.7% -0.4%
2019-03-07 09:00 AM Retail Sales MoM -0.7%
2019-04-09 08:00 AM Retail Sales MoM
2019-05-10 09:00 AM Retail Sales MoM -0.4%


Italy Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 114.00 113.20 121.23 82.40 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM -0.70 0.60 2.20 -2.60 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY -0.60 1.70 17.50 -6.60 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 242025.00 242215.00 248871.50 173085.30 EUR Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 295698.00 296399.00 296399.00 198081.00 EUR Million [+]
Personal Savings 8.30 8.60 13.50 6.80 percent [+]
Households Debt To GDP 41.00 41.00 44.00 8.20 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 61.12 61.14 64.57 33.67 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 1.90 1.94 6.48 1.89 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 102518.02 102499.93 102518.02 0.00 EUR Million [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.83 1.83 2.47 0.97 USD/Liter [+]
Consumer Confidence Current Conditions 106.30 105.70 113.50 82.40 [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations 108.20 107.70 130.90 74.40 [+]
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations 101.60 100.90 108.90 84.40 [+]
Consumer Confidence Major Purchases Expectations -45.90 -58.70 -20.60 -126.70 [+]
Consumer Confidence Price Trends -13.70 -3.70 136.00 -57.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Savings Expectations -46.50 -44.70 5.00 -95.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Unemployment Expectations 37.20 35.50 119.70 -6.60 [+]


Italy Retail Sales MoM

In Italy, the Retail sales report provides an aggregated measure of sales of retail goods and services over a specific time period. In Italy, Retail sales are seasonal, volatile and relatively important to the overall economy. This page provides the latest reported value for - Italy Retail Sales MoM - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Italy Retail Sales MoM - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.70 0.60 2.20 -2.60 2000 - 2018 percent Monthly
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