Retail sales in Chile decreased 0.8 percent year-on-year in April 2019, following an upwardly revised 0.9 percent gain in the previous month. It was the biggest fall in retail trade since September 2014, as sales declined further for clothing, footwear & accessories (-5.9 percent from 0.5 percent in March) and pharmacy, cosmetics & personal products (-0.6 percent from 0.4 percent). Also, sales fell further for new light vehicles (-6.8 percent from -6.5 percent); fuels (-2 percent from -0.5 percent); and construction materials (-1.3 percent from -0.4 percent). Additionally, sales growth slowed for spare parts, tires & automotive vehicles accessories (6 percent from 7.6 percent); electronic products (1.3 percent from 7.1 percent); and other consumption goods (1 percent from 3.7 percent). On a monthly basis, retail sales declined 7.4 percent, after an upwardly revised 14.2 percent rise. Retail Sales YoY in Chile averaged 6.37 percent from 2006 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 23.80 percent in April of 2010 and a record low of -5.10 percent in April of 2009.

Retail Sales YoY in Chile is expected to be 4.20 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 Chile to stand at 2.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Chile Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 3.70 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-03-04 12:00 PM Retail Sales YoY 0% 1.6% 1.7%
2019-04-02 12:00 PM Retail Sales YoY 0.7% 0% 2.3%
2019-05-03 01:00 PM Retail Sales YoY 0.7% 0.1% 3.3%
2019-06-03 01:00 PM Retail Sales YoY -0.8% 0.9%
2019-07-03 01:00 PM Retail Sales YoY -0.8% 0.1%
2019-08-02 01:00 PM Retail Sales YoY 2.5%
2019-09-03 12:00 PM Retail Sales YoY


Chile Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 42.30 46.30 59.30 31.50 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM -7.40 14.20 33.90 -27.00 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY -0.80 0.90 23.80 -5.10 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 24790.40 26446.04 26446.04 7342.00 CLP Billion [+]
Consumer Credit 26348.00 26093.00 26348.00 2224.00 CLP Billion [+]
Private Sector Credit 160830.91 159522.51 160830.91 21212.00 CLP Billion [+]
Bank Lending Rate 5.65 6.33 15.15 4.74 percent [+]
Households Debt To GDP 45.40 44.50 45.40 22.70 percent of GDP [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.22 1.15 1.76 0.43 USD/Liter [+]


Chile Retail Sales YoY

In Chile, 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 - Chile Retail Sales YoY - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Chile Retail Sales YoY - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.80 0.90 23.80 -5.10 2006 - 2019 percent Monthly
2014=100, NSA




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