Retail sales in Portugal increased by 2.1 percent year-on-year in May of 2022, easing from a downwardly revised 4.5 percent rise in the previous month. It was the lowest growth in retail trade since July of 2021. Deceleration in sales were seen for non-food items (4.4 percent vs 11.3 percent in April), particularly textiles, clothing, footwear, and leather products (12.2 percent vs 43.2 percent), computer, tech equipment, and books (1.8 percent vs 10.5 percent), and pharmaceutical products (6.3 percent vs 14.6 percent). Meanwhile, sales of food, beverages, and tobacco declined at a slower rate (-0.1 percent vs -3.7 percent). On a monthly basis, retail sales rose by 1.4 percent, swinging from an upwardly revised 3.2 percent decline during April. source: Statistics Portugal
Retail Sales MoM in Portugal averaged 0.09 percent from 2000 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 15 percent in May of 2020 and a record low of -17.20 percent in April of 2020. This page provides - Portugal Retail Sales MoM - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Portugal Retail Sales MoM - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2022.
Retail Sales MoM in Portugal is expected to be 0.90 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Portugal Retail Sales MoM is projected to trend around 0.40 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.