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

Singapore's retail trade declined 1.5 percent year-on-year in March 2018, after a 8.6 percent rise in the prior month, due partially to lower motor vehicle sales (-16.1 percent vs -17.5 percent in February). Sales also fell for computer & telecommunications equipment (-8 percent vs -17.4 percent); optical goods & books (-2.4 percent vs -9.1 percent); in mini-marts & convenience stores (-1 percent vs 6.3 percent); and recreational goods (-0.7 percent vs -2.1 percent). Meanwhile, the highest sales growth was registered by department stores at 9.1 percent (vs 25.4 percent in February), followed by food retailers (7.5 percent vs 61.5 percent); medical goods & toiletries (6.2 percent vs 15.1 percent); wearing apparel & footwear (5 percent vs 42.3 percent); and watches & jewelry (5 percent vs 7.8 percent). Excluding motor vehicles, retail sales increased 2.6 percent. Retail Sales YoY in Singapore averaged 5.15 percent from 1986 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 50.90 percent in February of 1988 and a record low of -28.40 percent in February of 1986.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
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 -1.5% 8.6% -2.2%
2018-06-12 05:00 AM Retail Sales YoY -1.5% 1.40%
2018-07-12 05:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 2.6%
2018-08-11 05:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 1.8%


Singapore Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Retail Sales MoM 2.30 -1.60 32.60 -31.20 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY -1.50 8.60 50.90 -28.40 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 36218.50 37595.30 37595.30 4086.60 SGD Million [+]
Private Sector Credit 583489.20 575046.60 583489.20 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 1.65 1.67 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 May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1.50 8.60 50.90 -28.40 1986 - 2018 percent Monthly
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