Sweden's retail trade increased by 3.5 percent from a year earlier in June 2020, following a 2.7 percent growth in the previous month, with sales rising for information and communication equipment (16.2 percent vs 13.9 percent), cultural and recreation goods (19.8 percent vs 16.9 percent) and other household equipment (14.5 percent vs 13.8 percent). Sales not in stores also rose (13.9 percent vs 27.7 percent) as well as trade at non-specialised stores (0.3 percent vs -0.7 percent). Meanwhile, trade at specialised stores for other goods dropped by 9.4 percent, compared to a 14.4 percent slump in May.
Retail Sales YoY in Sweden averaged 2.80 percent from 1992 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 10.90 percent in May of 2000 and a record low of -7.70 percent in December of 1992. This page provides the latest reported value for - Sweden Retail Sales YoY - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Sweden Retail Sales YoY - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2020. source: Statistics Sweden
Retail Sales YoY in Sweden is expected to be -2.10 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 Sweden to stand at 3.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sweden Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 3.00 percent in 2021 and 2.20 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.