Italy's retail trade dropped 0.4 percent from a month earlier in April 2021, after being unchanged in March, as non-food sales fell for a second straight month (-1.5 percent vs -1.6 percent). At the same time, food trade growth slowed sharply to 1.0 percent from 1.9 percent. On a yearly basis, retail sales jumped 30.4 percent in April, the most since 1984 due to the low base effect and the gradual re-opening of the economy. source: National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT)
Retail Sales MoM in Italy averaged 0.07 percent from 1996 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 23.30 percent in May of 2020 and a record low of -21 percent in March of 2020. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2021.
Retail Sales MoM in Italy is expected to be 0.90 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 0.90 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Italy Retail Sales MoM is projected to trend around 0.50 percent in 2022 and 0.40 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.