Retail sales in Slovakia fell 2.9 percent from a year earlier in August of 2019, following a 0.9 percent decrease the previous month. It was the biggest drop in retail trade since December 2012, as sales declined in non-specialized stores (-5.3 percent vs -2.3 percent in April); other goods in specialized stores (-1.0 percent vs 1.8 percent); stalls and markets (-3.0 percent vs 7.1 percent) and those not in stores, stalls or markets (-5.4 percent vs -0.1 percent). In addition, sales slowed for food, beverages and tobacco (6.0 percent vs 6.2 percent) and automotive fuel (2.2 percent vs 2.7 percent). Meanwhile, other household equipment sales advanced faster (6.8 percent vs 4.7 percent). On a monthly basis, retail sales decreased 0.3 percent, after a 0.2 percent drop in July. Retail Sales YoY in Slovakia averaged 3.06 percent from 1996 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 28.60 percent in April of 1999 and a record low of -14.30 percent in February of 2009.

Retail Sales YoY in Slovakia is expected to be 3.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Retail Sales YoY in Slovakia to stand at 3.70 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Slovakia Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 3.10 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-07-04 07:00 AM Retail Sales YoY May -2.7% 1.8% 1.5%
2019-08-02 07:00 AM Retail Sales YoY Jun -0.4% -2.7% 4.2%
2019-09-04 07:00 AM Retail Sales YoY Jul -0.9% -0.4% -0.5%
2019-10-03 07:00 AM Retail Sales YoY Aug -2.9% -0.9% -0.7%
2019-11-07 08:00 AM Retail Sales YoY Sep -2.9% 3.5%
2019-12-05 08:00 AM Retail Sales YoY Oct


Slovakia Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -7.60 -7.60 6.50 -49.40 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM -0.30 -0.20 16.70 -14.00 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY -2.90 -0.90 28.60 -14.30 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 10.82 10.51 10.98 5.59 EUR Billion [+]
Disposable Personal Income 13409.00 12349.00 14406.00 2435.00 EUR Million [+]
Personal Savings 1218.00 533.00 2545.00 120.00 EUR Million [+]
Consumer Credit 6649.00 6646.00 6701.00 987.00 EUR Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 2.85 2.63 4.73 2.52 percent [+]
Economic Optimism Index 97.90 96.60 119.00 71.90 Index points [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.45 1.51 2.06 0.61 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To Income 67.89 63.11 67.89 6.80 percent [+]


Slovakia Retail Sales YoY

In Slovakia, 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 - Slovakia Retail Sales YoY - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Slovakia Retail Sales YoY - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-2.90 -0.90 28.60 -14.30 1996 - 2019 percent Monthly




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