Brazil's retail sales rose 1.2 percent from a month earlier in July of 2021, following a revised 0.9 percent gain in June and beating market expectations of a 0.7 percent increase. It was the fourth monthly advance in a row, with 5 out of 8 activities recording positive growth rates, led by sales of other personal and domestic use goods (19.1 percent); textiles, clothing and footwear (2.8 percent); office, computer and communication equipment and supplies (0.6 percent); hypermarkets, supermarkets, food products, beverages and tobacco (0.2 percent); and pharmaceutical, medical, and cosmetic goods (0.1 percent). On the other hand, sales shrank for books, newspapers, magazines and stationery (-5.2 percent), furniture and household appliances (-1.4 percent); and fuels and lubricants (-0.3 percent). On an annual basis, retail sales hiked 5.7 percent, easing from a 6.3 percent jump in June and comfortably above market expectations of 3.45 percent percent climb. source: Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE)

Retail Sales MoM in Brazil averaged 0.29 percent from 2000 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 11.10 percent in May of 2020 and a record low of -18.40 percent in April of 2020. This page provides - Brazil Retail Sales MoM - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Brazil Retail Sales MoM - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2021.

Retail Sales MoM in Brazil is expected to be 0.40 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Brazil Retail Sales MoM is projected to trend around 1.10 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Brazil Retail Sales MoM

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.20 0.90 11.10 -18.40 2000 - 2021 percent Monthly


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-06-08 12:00 PM Apr 1.8% -1.1% 0.1% 0%
2021-07-07 12:00 PM May 1.4% 4.9% 2.4% 1.1%
2021-08-11 12:00 PM Jun -1.7% 2.7% 0.7% 0.6%
2021-09-10 12:00 PM Jul 1.2% 0.9% 0.7% -0.5%
2021-10-06 12:00 PM Aug 1.2%
2021-11-11 12:00 PM Sep
2021-12-08 12:00 PM Oct


News Stream
Brazil July Retail Sales Rise More than Expected
Brazil's retail sales rose 1.2 percent from a month earlier in July of 2021, following a revised 0.9 percent gain in June and beating market expectations of a 0.7 percent increase. It was the fourth monthly advance in a row, with 5 out of 8 activities recording positive growth rates, led by sales of other personal and domestic use goods (19.1 percent); textiles, clothing and footwear (2.8 percent); office, computer and communication equipment and supplies (0.6 percent); hypermarkets, supermarkets, food products, beverages and tobacco (0.2 percent); and pharmaceutical, medical, and cosmetic goods (0.1 percent). On the other hand, sales shrank for books, newspapers, magazines and stationery (-5.2 percent), furniture and household appliances (-1.4 percent); and fuels and lubricants (-0.3 percent). On an annual basis, retail sales hiked 5.7 percent, easing from a 6.3 percent jump in June and comfortably above market expectations of 3.45 percent percent climb.
2021-09-10
Brazil Retail Sales Unexpectedly Fall
Brazil's retail sales dropped 1.7 percent from a month earlier in June 2021, following two consecutive months of gains and missing market expectations of a 0.7 percent increase. There were declines in sales of textiles, clothing and footwear (-3.6 percent), office, computer and communication equipment and supplies (-3.5 percent), other articles of personal and domestic use (-2.6 percent), fuels and lubricants (- 1.2 percent), and hypermarkets, supermarkets, food products, beverages and tobacco (-0.5 percent). On the other hand, trade rose for books, newspapers, magazines and stationery (5.0 percent), furniture and household appliances (1.6 percent) and pharmaceutical, medical, orthopedic articles, perfumery and cosmetics (0.4 percent). On a yearly basis, retail sales rose 6.3 percent in June, well below market expectations of 9.1 percent growth.
2021-08-11
Brazil Retail Sales Rise Less than Expected
Retail sales in Brazil went up 1.4% month-over-month in May of 2021, decelerating sharply from an upwardly revised 4.9% rise in April and below market expectations of a 2.4% increase. Sales advanced at a softer pace for furniture & household appliances (0.6% vs 19% in April); office, computer and communication equipment and material (3.3% vs 11.5%); books, newspapers, magazines and stationery (1.4% vs 8.5%) and other products for personal and domestic use (6.7% vs 22.5%). At the same time, sales decreased for pharmaceutical products and cosmetics (-1.4% vs 0.1%). On a yearly basis, retail sales grew 16%, boosted by base effects following the steep decline in May 2020 and broadly in line with market estimates of a 16.5% rise. Considering the first five months of 2021, retail trade grew 6.8% over a year ago.
2021-07-07
Brazil Retail Sales Rebound More than Expected
Retail sales in Brazil rose 1.8% month-over-month in April of 2021, reversing an upwardly revised 1.1% fall in March and easily beating market expectations of a 0.1% gain. It was the first increase in retail activity since last October and also the fastest for an April month since 2000. Sales grew in seven out of eight categories, in particular furniture and household appliances (24.8%); textiles, clothing & footwear (13.8%) and office, computer and communication equipment and material (10.2%). On a yearly basis, retail sales grew at a record 23.8%, above market estimates of a 19.8% jump, mainly due to a low base year effect linked to the beginning of the Covid-19 crisis but also owing to revived government cash transfers. Year-to-date, retail sales advanced 4.7% compared to the same period a year ago.
2021-06-08

Brazil Retail Sales MoM
In Brazil, the Retail sales report provides an aggregated measure of sales of retail goods and services over a specific time period. In Brazil, Retail sales are seasonal, volatile and relatively important to the overall economy.