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

Retail sales in Singapore fell by 2.6 percent year-on-year in July 2018, after an upwardly revised 2.2 percent rise in the prior month. It is the first decline in retail sales since March, as sales decreased for motor vehicles (-15.2% vs 9.7% in June). Additionally, sales fell more for optical goods (-6% vs -2.6%) and supermarkets & hypermarkets (-3% vs -1.1%). Also, sales slowed for medical goods & toiletries (2.6% vs 5.7%); wearing apparel & footwear (2.1% vs 2.9%); others (2.6% vs 5.9%); recreational goods (0.1% vs 5.7%) and mini-marts & convenience stores (0.1% vs 0.5%). On the other hand, sales went up faster for petrol service (10.1% vs 9.3%) and rebounded for both furniture & household equipment (2.8% vs -0.1%) and watches & jewelry (2.1% vs -6.4%). In addition, sales of computer & telecommunications equipment fell at a softer pace (-6% vs -8.2%). On a monthly basis, retail sales also dropped 2.9 percent, following an upwardly revised 1.3 percent gain in June. Retail Sales YoY in Singapore averaged 5.10 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
2018-07-12 05:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 0.1% 0.6% 2.6%
2018-08-10 05:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 2% 0.2% 1.8%
2018-09-12 05:00 AM Retail Sales YoY -2.6% 2.2% 3.1%
2018-10-12 05:00 AM Retail Sales YoY -2.6% 0.9%
2018-11-12 05:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 1.9%
2018-12-12 05:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 2.7%


Singapore Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Retail Sales MoM -2.90 1.30 32.60 -31.20 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY -2.60 2.20 50.90 -28.40 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 37426.60 36218.50 37595.30 4086.60 SGD Million [+]
Private Sector Credit 588779.50 589579.10 589579.10 56535.00 SGD Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 5.33 5.33 14.98 5.28 percent [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 58.70 58.10 59.90 21.80 percent of GDP [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.67 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 September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-2.60 2.20 50.90 -28.40 1986 - 2018 percent Monthly
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