Brazil's retail trade increased 3.4 percent over a month earlier in August 2020, following a downwardly revised 5 percent rise in the previous month and beating market expectations of a 3.1 percent gain, amid the ongoing easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions. Sales went up for fabrics, clothing & footwear (30.5 percent); other articles for personal & domestic use (10.4 percent); furniture & household appliances (4.6 percent); office, computer & communication equipment and supplies (1.5 percent) and fuels & lubricants (1.3 percent). In contrast, sales fell for pharmaceutical, medical, orthopedic, perfumery & cosmetics articles (-1.2 percent); hypermarkets, supermarkets, food products, beverages & tobacco (-2.2%) and books, newspapers, magazines & stationery (-24.7 percent). Year-on-year, retail trade advanced 6.1 percent, after a 5.5 percent increase in the prior month. source: Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE)

Retail Sales MoM in Brazil averaged 0.32 percent from 2000 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 12.70 percent in May of 2020 and a record low of -16.70 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 October of 2020.

Retail Sales MoM in Brazil 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 MoM in Brazil to stand at 0.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Brazil Retail Sales MoM is projected to trend around 1.00 percent in 2021 and 1.10 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

Ok
Trading Economics members can view, download and compare data from nearly 200 countries, including more than 20 million economic indicators, exchange rates, government bond yields, stock indexes and commodity prices.

The Trading Economics Application Programming Interface (API) provides direct access to our data. It allows API clients to download millions of rows of historical data, to query our real-time economic calendar, subscribe to updates and receive quotes for currencies, commodities, stocks and bonds.

Please Paste this Code in your Website
width
height
Brazil Retail Sales MoM

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.40 5.00 12.70 -16.70 2000 - 2020 percent Monthly


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-07-08 12:00 PM May 13.9% -16.3% 6% 9%
2020-08-12 12:00 PM Jun 8% 14.4% 5.4% 5%
2020-09-10 12:00 PM Jul 5.2% 8.5% 1.2% 1.5%
2020-10-08 12:00 PM Aug 3.4% 5% 3.1% 3%
2020-11-11 12:00 PM Sep 3.4% 0.3%
2020-12-10 12:00 PM Oct


News Stream
Brazil Retail Sales Rise More than Expected in August
Brazil's retail trade increased 3.4 percent over a month earlier in August 2020, following a downwardly revised 5 percent rise in the previous month and beating market expectations of a 3.1 percent gain, amid the ongoing easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions. Sales went up for fabrics, clothing & footwear (30.5 percent); other articles for personal & domestic use (10.4 percent); furniture & household appliances (4.6 percent); office, computer & communication equipment and supplies (1.5 percent) and fuels & lubricants (1.3 percent). In contrast, sales fell for pharmaceutical, medical, orthopedic, perfumery & cosmetics articles (-1.2 percent); hypermarkets, supermarkets, food products, beverages & tobacco (-2.2%) and books, newspapers, magazines & stationery (-24.7 percent). Year-on-year, retail trade advanced 6.1 percent, after a 5.5 percent increase in the prior month.
2020-10-08
Brazil Retail Sales Rise for 3rd Month
Brazil's retail trade rose 5.2 percent over a month earlier in July 2020, following an upwardly revised 8.5 percent gain in the previous month and beating market expectations of a 1.2 percent increase, amid the easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions. Sales advanced for books, newspapers, magazines & stationery (26.1 percent); fabrics, clothing & footwear (25.2 percent); furniture & household appliances (4.5 percent); other articles for personal and domestic use (5 percent); fuels & lubricants (6.2 percent); and pharmaceutical, medical, perfumery & cosmetics articles (7.1 percent). Meantime, sales of food products, beverages & tobacco were unchanged, after rising 0.8 percent in June. Year-on-year, retail trade went up 5.5 percent, following a 0.5 percent gain in the prior month and above consensus of a 2.2 percent rise.
2020-09-10
Brazil Retail Sales Rise Faster than Expected in June
Brazil's retail trade increased 8 percent over a month earlier in June 2020, after an upwardly revised 14.4 percent rise in the previous month and beating market expectations of a 5.4 percent gain, as several businesses continued to resume operations following lockdowns due to the coronavirus pandemic. Sales went up for books, newspapers, magazines & stationery (69.1 percent); fabrics, clothing & footwear (53.2 percent); furniture & household appliances (31 percent); other articles for personal and domestic use (22.7 percent); fuels & lubricants (5.6 percent); and food products, beverages & tobacco (0.7 percent). Meanwhile, sales for pharmaceutical, medical, perfumery & cosmetics articles dropped (2.7 percent). Year-on-year, retail trade rose 0.5 percent, rebounding from a downwardly revised 6.4 percent in the prior month and above forecasts of a 3.45 percent decline.
2020-08-12
Brazil Retail Sales Recover at Record Pace
Brazil's retail trade jumped 13.9 percent over a month earlier in May 2020, rebounding from a downwardly revised record 16.3 percent slump in the previous month and beating market expectations of a 6 percent gain. It was the biggest rise in retail trade since series began, amid the easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions. Sales increased for fabrics, clothing & footwear (100.6 percent); furniture & household appliances (47.5 percent); other articles for personal and domestic use (45.2 percent); books, newspapers, magazines & stationery (-43.4 percent); office, computer and communication equipment and material (16.6 percent); pharmaceutical, medical, perfumery & cosmetics articles (10.3 percent); food products, beverages & tobacco (7.1 percent); and fuels & lubricants (5.9 percent). Year-on-year, retail trade declined 7.2 percent, following an upwardly revised 17.1 percent plunge in the prior month.
2020-07-08

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.