Retail sales in Chile rose 5.8 percent year-on-year in January of 2021, following a downwardly revised 9.7 percent jump in the previous month. The biggest increases were reported for electronic & technological products (40.3 percent vs 25.3 percent in December); construction materials, tools, hardware & paints (29.6 percent vs 33.1 percent); food (12.7 percent vs 11.9 percent); and pharmaceuticals, cosmetics & hygiene products (9.8 percent vs 17.6 percent). Retail gains were capped by downward pressure in used commercial & light motor vehicles (-33.2 percent vs -18.5 percent); new light motor vehicles (-17.2 percent vs -3.6 percent); and clothing & footwear (-14.5 percent vs 6.1 percent). On a monthly basis, retail trade plunged 27.7 percent, after a downwardly revised 25.5 percent surge in December. source: National Institute of Statistics, Chile

Retail Sales YoY in Chile averaged 5.32 percent from 2006 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 25.10 percent in November of 2020 and a record low of -31.70 percent in April of 2020. This page provides - Chile Retail Sales YoY - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Chile Retail Sales YoY - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2021.

Retail Sales YoY in Chile is expected to be 9.00 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 2.50 percent in 2022 and 3.90 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Chile Retail Sales YoY

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.80 10.40 25.10 -31.70 2006 - 2021 percent Monthly
2014=100, NSA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-11-30 12:00 PM Oct 19.6% 10.1% 10%
2020-12-31 12:00 PM Nov 25% 19.8% 18%
2021-01-29 12:00 PM Dec 10.4% 25.1% 15%
2021-02-26 12:00 PM Jan 5.8% 9.7% 7%
2021-03-31 12:00 PM Feb 5.8%
2021-04-30 01:00 PM Mar
2021-05-31 01:00 PM Apr
2021-06-30 01:00 PM May


News Stream
Chile Retail Sales YoY Hit 5-Month Low
Retail sales in Chile rose 5.8 percent year-on-year in January of 2021, following a downwardly revised 9.7 percent jump in the previous month. The biggest increases were reported for electronic & technological products (40.3 percent vs 25.3 percent in December); construction materials, tools, hardware & paints (29.6 percent vs 33.1 percent); food (12.7 percent vs 11.9 percent); and pharmaceuticals, cosmetics & hygiene products (9.8 percent vs 17.6 percent). Retail gains were capped by downward pressure in used commercial & light motor vehicles (-33.2 percent vs -18.5 percent); new light motor vehicles (-17.2 percent vs -3.6 percent); and clothing & footwear (-14.5 percent vs 6.1 percent). On a monthly basis, retail trade plunged 27.7 percent, after a downwardly revised 25.5 percent surge in December.
2021-02-26
Chile Retail Sales Hit Best December in 8 Years
Retail sales in Chile rose 10.4 percent year-on-year in December of 2020, following an upwardly revised 25.1 percent surge in the previous month. It was the biggest rise for December month in 8 years. The biggest increases were reported for construction materials, tools, hardware and paints (35.3 percent vs 42.7 percent in November) and electronic, technological and other household products (25.9 percent vs 69.1 percent), pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and personal hygiene products (17.6 percent vs 18.8 percent) and food (12.8 percent vs 10.5 percent). On a monthly basis, retail trade advanced 26.2 percent, after a 4.5 percent increase in November. In 2020, the retail sales turnover increased by 13 percent.
2021-01-29
Chile Retail Sales Rise at Record Pace
Retail sales in Chile soared 25 percent year-on-year in November of 2020, following an upwardly revised 19.8 percent rise in the previous month and marking the strongest annual growth since the series began in 2006. Main increases were recorded in electronic, home furnishing and technological products (68.9 percent), construction materials, tools, hardware and paint (43.2 percent) and clothing, footwear & accessories(34.8 percent). On a monthly basis, retail trade advanced 4.5 percent, after a 3.1 percent increase in October.
2020-12-31
Chile Retail Sales Rise the Most in Nearly 10 Years
Retail sales in Chile jumped 19.6 percent year-on-year in October 2020, following an upwardly revised 10.1 percent rise in the previous month and marking the strongest annual growth since December 2010, as the economy attempts to recover from the coronavirus pandemic. Main increases were recorded in new automotive vehicles (42.6 percent); clothing, footwear & accessories (30.5 percent); and electronic, home furnishing and technological products (26.9 percent). On a monthly basis, retail trade went up 3 percent, rebounding from a downwardly revised 1 percent drop in the prior month.
2020-11-30

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.