Singapore Retail Sales YoY  1986-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Retail sales in Singapore rose by 8.6 percent year-on-year in February 2018, after a downwardly revised 7.8 percent fall in the prior month. It was the biggest gain in retail trade since February 2015, due to Lunar New Year festival. Sales rebounded for: wearing apparel (42.4 pct vs -15.3 pct in January); medical goods & toiletries (15 pct vs -5.8 pct) and watches & jewelry (8.1 pct vs -11.2 pct). Also, sales bounced bank in department stores (25.4 pct vs -14.3 pct); mini-marts (6.4 pct vs -7.7 pct) and food retailers (61.2 pct vs -16.3 pct). In addition, sales rose faster at petrol service stations (10.7 pct vs 7.6 pct) while grew less for furniture & household equipment (6.7 pct vs 7.2 pct). On the other hand, sales continued to fall for: motor vehicles (-17.5 pct vs -9.8 pct) and computer & telecommunications (-17.5 pct vs -2.6 pct vs 20.1 pct). On a monthly basis, retail sales fell 1.7 percent, following a downwardly revised 4.9 percent fall in January. Retail Sales YoY in Singapore averaged 5.18 percent from 1986 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 51.10 percent in February of 1988 and a record low of -28.20 percent in February of 1986.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-02-12 05:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 4.6% 5.0% 1.7%
2018-03-12 05:00 AM Retail Sales YoY -8.4% 6.3% 3.1%
2018-04-12 05:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 8.6% -7.8% 5.9%
2018-05-11 05:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 8.6% -2.2%
2018-06-12 05:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 1.40%
2018-07-12 05:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 2.6%


Singapore Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Retail Sales MoM -1.70 -4.90 28.90 -33.20 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 8.60 -7.80 51.10 -28.20 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 37595.30 37105.30 37595.30 4086.60 SGD Million [+]
Private Sector Credit 575046.60 574217.40 575354.50 56535.00 SGD Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 5.33 5.33 14.98 5.28 percent [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 58.10 58.10 59.90 21.80 percent of GDP [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.67 1.63 1.80 0.61 USD/Liter [+]


Singapore Retail Sales YoY

In Singapore, 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 the latest reported value for - Singapore Retail Sales YoY - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Singapore Retail Sales YoY - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8.60 -7.80 51.10 -28.20 1986 - 2018 percent Monthly




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