Switzerland’s retail trade rose 0.8 percent year-on-year in October of 2018, following a downwardly revised 2.5 percent decline in the previous month. It was the biggest gain in retail sales since April, as sales of food, beverages and tobacco rose 0.1 percent after dropping 2.0 percent in September and sales of non-food products rebounded (0.7 percent compared to -4.0 percent in September). On a monthly basis, retail sales went up 1.9 percent, after declining 1.6 percent in the prior month. Retail Sales YoY in Switzerland averaged 1.30 percent from 2001 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 6.80 percent in September of 2008 and a record low of -4.20 percent in December of 2016.

Retail Sales YoY in Switzerland is expected to be 0.70 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 Switzerland to stand at 0.32 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Switzerland Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 1.80 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-03 07:15 AM Retail Sales YoY -0.3% 0.2% 1.2% 0.1%
2018-10-01 07:15 AM Retail Sales YoY 0.4% -0.9% 0.4% 0.4%
2018-11-02 08:15 AM Retail Sales YoY -2.7% 0.5% -0.2% 0.9%
2018-12-03 08:15 AM Retail Sales YoY 0.8% -2.5% 0.6%
2019-01-07 08:15 AM Retail Sales YoY 0.8%
2019-02-01 08:15 AM Retail Sales YoY 0.70%
2019-03-01 08:15 AM Retail Sales YoY


Switzerland Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -6.00 -7.00 22.00 -51.00 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 1.90 -1.60 4.70 -4.30 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 0.80 -2.50 6.80 -4.20 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 92700.20 92630.50 92700.20 51789.00 CHF Million [+]
Personal Savings 13.50 14.40 14.40 6.50 percent [+]
Households Debt To GDP 128.30 127.70 128.30 102.30 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 181.53 180.98 181.53 143.50 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 866433.00 864709.00 866433.00 158152.00 CHF Million [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.72 1.75 2.15 0.78 USD/Liter [+]


Switzerland Retail Sales YoY

In Switzerland, 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 - Switzerland Retail Sales YoY - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Switzerland Retail Sales YoY - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.80 -2.50 6.80 -4.20 2001 - 2018 percent Monthly
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