Retail sales in Colombia increased 8.2 percent from a year earlier in May 2019, following a 4 percent rise in the previous month. It was the biggest gain in retail trade in six months. In May, 15 out of 16 product segments recorded increases including food & non-alcoholic beverages (9 percent); vehicles & motorcycles (15.5 percent); electronic products and telecommunications for personal or domestic use (10.4 percent); fuels for vehicles (3.6 percent); spare parts, parts, accessories & lubricants for vehicles (6.2 percent); personal care products, cosmetics & perfumery (9 percent); home appliances & furnishings (9.5 percent); clothing & textiles (4.4 percent); cleaning products for domestic use (10.6 percent); other goods for personal or domestic use (9.8 percent); and footwear & leather products (13.4 percent). On a monthly basis, retail sales advanced 8.1 percent, rebounding from a downwardly revised 5.2 percent fall in April. Retail Sales YoY in Colombia averaged 5.11 percent from 2000 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 23.37 percent in April of 2011 and a record low of -7.59 percent in September of 2009.

Retail Sales YoY in Colombia is expected to be 4.40 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 Colombia to stand at 4.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Colombia Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 4.30 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-04-12 03:00 PM Retail Sales YoY Feb 5.7% 3.1% 4.5% 4.3%
2019-05-14 03:00 PM Retail Sales YoY Mar 5.3% 6.1% 5.8% 3.7%
2019-06-14 03:00 PM Retail Sales YoY Apr 4% 5.3% 4.5% 4%
2019-07-15 03:00 PM Retail Sales YoY May 8.2% 4% 4.8%
2019-08-14 03:00 PM Retail Sales YoY Jun 8.2% 4.4%
2019-09-13 03:00 PM Retail Sales YoY Jul
2019-10-15 03:00 PM Retail Sales YoY Aug


Colombia Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -6.30 -5.00 38.80 -30.20 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 8.10 -5.20 66.00 -41.30 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 8.20 4.00 23.37 -7.59 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 152039.94 149236.34 152039.94 48409.00 COP Billion [+]
Private Sector Credit 277522.65 191280.01 574361.99 2536.00 COP Million [+]
Households Debt To GDP 26.98 26.55 26.98 9.00 percent of GDP [+]
Consumer Credit 140275.00 138716.99 140275.00 5413.41 COP Billion [+]
Gasoline Prices 0.75 0.78 1.41 0.23 USD/Liter [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations -10.90 -12.40 48.80 -28.30 [+]
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations -35.20 -43.10 25.30 -55.20 [+]


Colombia Retail Sales YoY

In Colombia, 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 the latest reported value for - Colombia Retail Sales YoY - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Colombia Retail Sales YoY - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8.20 4.00 23.37 -7.59 2000 - 2019 percent Monthly




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