Retail sales in Taiwan rose 0.62 percent year-on-year in March 2019, following a 9.06 percent gain in the previous month. Sales rebounded for general merchandise stores (5.95 percent vs -5.74 percent in February); fabrics, clothes & clothing accessories (0.58 percent vs -7.80 percent); household supplies (0.87 percent vs -6.01 percent); educational & entertainment articles (3.92 percent vs -0.88 percent); and fuel products (1.08 percent vs -3.88 percent). Also, sales of pharmaceutical, medical goods & cosmetics advanced further (5.47 percent vs 2.9 percent) and fell less for autos, motorcycles and related parts & accessories (-8.31 percent vs -19.84 percent); information & communications equipment & electrical household appliances (-2.3 percent vs -17.76 percent); food, beverages & tobacco (-2.87 percent vs -15.76 percent); and building materials (-2.13 percent vs -11.16 percent). On a monthly basis, retail sales went up 8.09 percent. Retail Sales YoY in Taiwan averaged 2.78 percent from 2010 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 22.90 percent in January of 2011 and a record low of -9.06 percent in February of 2019.

Retail Sales YoY in Taiwan is expected to be 1.90 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 Taiwan to stand at 3.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Taiwan Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 2.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-01-23 08:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 1.95% 0.6% 3%
2019-02-26 08:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 7.11% 1.95% 0.3%
2019-03-25 08:00 AM Retail Sales YoY -9.06% 8.17% 2%
2019-04-23 08:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 0.62% -9.06% 2.2%
2019-05-23 08:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 0.62% 1.4%
2019-06-24 08:00 AM Retail Sales YoY
2019-07-23 08:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 1.9%


Taiwan Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 85.33 84.36 97.52 48.42 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales Mom 8.09 18.90 18.90 -20.45 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 0.62 -9.06 22.90 -9.06 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 2326126.00 2311591.00 2326126.00 362416.00 TWD Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 8721300.00 8400000.00 8721300.00 61500.00 TWD Million [+]
Personal Savings 1774100.00 1829500.00 1829500.00 6900.00 TWD Million [+]
Consumer Credit 8334915.00 8316354.00 8334915.00 741707.00 TWD Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 2.63 2.63 16.50 2.56 percent [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations 71.60 71.55 93.55 60.95 [+]
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations 76.25 76.75 92.90 61.10 [+]
Consumer Confidence Major Purchases Expectations 84.85 84.15 109.30 67.70 [+]
Consumer Confidence Price Trends 45.45 44.00 113.75 41.30 [+]
Consumer Confidence Unemployment Expectations 100.40 101.70 115.85 42.45 [+]


Taiwan Retail Sales YoY

In Taiwan, 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 - Taiwan Retail Sales YoY - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Taiwan Retail Sales YoY - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.62 -9.06 22.90 -9.06 2010 - 2019 percent Monthly




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