Latvia Retail Sales YoY  1999-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Retail sales in Latvia increased 6.5 percent year-on-year in March of 2018, following a downwardly revised 3.5 percent gain February. Sales advanced further for food (6.8 percent vs 4.6 percent in February) and non-food products (6.4 percent vs 2.8 percent). Within this category, sales rose faster for hardware, paintings and glass (19.9 percent vs 16.6 percent); pharmaceutical and medical goods (13.1 percent vs 0.2 percent); cosmetics and toiletries (7.2 percent vs 4.4 percent) and other goods (8.3 percent vs 0.1 percent). Additionally, sales rebounded for clothing, footwear and leather (0.4 percent vs -2.4 percent) and electrical household appliances (0.4 percent vs 3.7 percent). Also, sales fell less for household equipment (10 percent vs 11.7 percent); cultural and recreation (-3.5 percent vs -6.8 percent) and sales via Internet (-1.9 percent vs -26.1 percent). On a monthly basis, retail sales went up 2.3 percent, after dropping 2.4 percent in February. Retail Sales YoY in Latvia averaged 5.87 percent from 1999 until 2018, 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
2018-02-28 11:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 7.1% 7.4% 6.5%
2018-03-29 10:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 3.7% 6.3% 6.4%
2018-04-27 10:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 6.5% 3.5% 3.70%
2018-05-30 10:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 6.5% 5.2%
2018-06-29 10:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 4.88%
2018-07-30 10:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 3.65%


Latvia Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -9.60 -9.90 0.20 -54.30 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 2.30 -2.30 10.70 -9.90 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 6.50 3.50 60.60 -28.60 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 3603429.00 3845967.00 3884429.00 1286274.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Personal Savings 2.66 1.77 13.61 -8.19 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 492.80 491.70 1138.00 161.80 EUR Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 3.67 3.45 9.99 3.21 percent [+]
Economic Optimism Index 105.80 107.00 115.30 69.30 [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.48 1.50 1.86 0.41 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To Income 37.56 39.87 74.05 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 May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.50 3.50 60.60 -28.60 1999 - 2018 percent Monthly
Constant Prices, WDA




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