Retail sales in Czech Republic rose 4.8 percent year-on-year in December 2019, up from a 2.9 percent increase in the previous month and missing market estimates of a 5.3 percent gain. Sales advanced much faster for non-food (7.8 percent vs 5.7 percent in November) and food products (0.9 percent vs 0.2 percent) while rebounded for automotive fuel (2.1 percent vs -1.4 percent). On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, retail trade went up 0.4 percent. Considering the full year of 2019, retail sales grew 4.8 percent over a year ago.

Retail Sales YoY in Czech Republic averaged 3.84 percent from 2001 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 14.70 percent in October of 2001 and a record low of -6.60 percent in February of 2009. This page provides - Czech Republic Retail Sales YoY - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.

Retail Sales YoY in Czech Republic is expected to be 6.80 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 Czech Republic to stand at 5.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Czech Republic Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 4.00 percent in 2021, according to our econometric models.


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Czech Republic Retail Sales YoY

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.80 2.90 14.70 -6.60 2001 - 2019 percent Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-11-07 08:00 AM Sep 7.3% 3.7% 6.6% 4.5%
2019-12-06 08:00 AM Oct 3.4% 7.1% 3.8% 5.2%
2020-01-13 08:00 AM Nov 2.9% 3.4% 3.3% 3.6%
2020-02-05 08:00 AM Dec 4.8% 2.9% 5.3% 6.5%
2020-03-13 08:00 AM Jan 4.8%
2020-04-07 07:00 AM Feb
2020-05-06 07:00 AM Mar 6.7%
2020-06-05 07:00 AM Apr


News Stream
Czech Retail Sales Growth Quickens to 4.8% in December
Retail sales in Czech Republic rose 4.8 percent year-on-year in December 2019, up from a 2.9 percent increase in the previous month and missing market estimates of a 5.3 percent gain. Sales advanced much faster for non-food (7.8 percent vs 5.7 percent in November) and food products (0.9 percent vs 0.2 percent) while rebounded for automotive fuel (2.1 percent vs -1.4 percent). On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, retail trade went up 0.4 percent. Considering the full year of 2019, retail sales grew 4.8 percent over a year ago.
2020-02-05
Czech Retail Trade Growth Slows to 5-Month Low
Retail sales in Czech Republic rose 2.9 percent year-on-year in November 2019, slowing from a 3.4 percent increase in the previous month and missing market expectations of a 3.3 percent gain. It was the smallest rise in retail trade since May, as sales of food sales eased (0.2 percent compared to 3.1 percent in October) and automotive fuel sales fell further (-1.4 percent compared to -0.3 percent). In contrast, non-food sales advanced at a faster pace (5.7 percent compared to 4.5 percent in October). On a monthly basis, retail trade went up 0.1 percent.
2020-01-13
Czech Republic Retail Trade Growth at 5-Month Low
Retail sales in Czech Republic increased 3.4 percent year-on-year in October 2019, easing from a downwardly revised 7.1 percent rise in the previous month and below market expectations of 3.8 percent. It was the lowest annual gain in retail trade since May, as non-food sales slowed sharply (4.5 percent vs 12.0 percent in September) and automotive fuel sales fell (-0.3 percent vs 3.3 percent). On the other hand, food sales rose further (3.1 percent vs 2.2 percent). On a monthly basis, retail trade showed no growth.
2019-12-06
Czech Retail Sales Grow the Most in Over a Year
Retail sales in Czech Republic surged 7.3 percent year-on-year in September of 2019, following a 3.7 percent gain in the prior month and beating market expectations of a 6.6 percent rise. It was the fastest rise in retail trade since January of 2018, as sales advanced faster for food, beverages & tobacco (2.2 percent vs 1.0 percent in August); non-food products (12.3 percent vs 6.6 percent) and automotive fuel (3.2 percent vs 1.0 percent). On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, retail trade went up 0.7 percent, after an upwardly revised 0.2 percent increase in August.
2019-11-07

Czech Republic Retail Sales YoY
In Czech Republic, 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.