Latvia Retail Sales YoY  1999-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Latvia's retail trade increased 4.9 percent year-on-year in September of 2017, slowing from a 5.3 percent gain in August. Sales rose less for food, beverages and tobacco (5.7 percent vs 7.7 percent in August). On the other hand, sales expanded faster for non-food products (7.4 percent vs 6.2 percent), namely information and communication equipment (24.5 percent vs 18.8 percent). Also, those via mail orders and Internet increased 3 percent, recovering from a 1.5 percent fall in August and the ones of automotive fuel decreased less (-1.7 percent vs -2.1 percent). On a monthly basis, retail sales went down 0.6 percent, following a downwardly revised 0.5 percent gain in August. Considering the January to September period, retail trade grew 3.8 percent over a year earlier. Retail Sales YoY in Latvia averaged 5.87 percent from 1999 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 60.60 percent in January of 1999 and a record low of -28.60 percent in December of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-30 10:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 3.9% 3.2% 3.4%
2017-09-29 10:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 5.30% 3.9% 4.1%
2017-10-30 11:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 4.90% 5.3% 5.5%
2017-11-30 11:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 4.9% 5.1%
2018-01-02 11:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 4.43%


Latvia Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -7.70 -8.80 0.20 -54.30 [+]
Retail Sales MoM -0.60 0.50 10.70 -9.90 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 4.90 5.30 60.60 -28.60 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 3695749.00 3363202.00 3884429.00 1282700.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Personal Savings -2.19 -3.55 13.25 -8.19 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 509.00 505.80 1138.00 161.80 EUR Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 3.59 3.72 9.99 3.21 percent [+]
Economic Optimism Index 107.40 107.30 115.30 69.30 [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.28 1.33 1.86 0.41 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To Income 37.56 40.96 74.81 8.55 percent [+]


Latvia Retail Sales YoY

In Latvia, 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 - Latvia Retail Sales YoY - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Latvia Retail Sales YoY - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.90 5.30 60.60 -28.60 1999 - 2017 percent Monthly
Constant Prices, WDA