Retail Sales in Japan increased 2.10 percent in May of 2020 over the previous month.

Retail Sales MoM in Japan averaged -0.03 percent from 1992 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 8.30 percent in March of 2014 and a record low of -13.70 percent in April of 1997. This page provides the latest reported value for - Japan Retail Sales MoM - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Japan Retail Sales MoM - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2020. source: Ministry of Economy Trade & Industry (METI)

Retail Sales MoM in Japan is expected to be -3.00 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 Japan to stand at 0.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Japan Retail Sales MoM is projected to trend around 0.70 percent in 2021 and 0.60 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Japan Retail Sales MoM

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.10 -9.60 8.30 -13.70 1992 - 2020 percent Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-03-30 11:50 PM Feb 0.6% 1.5% -0.9% -0.8%
2020-04-29 11:50 PM Mar -4.5% 0.5% -3.7%
2020-05-28 11:50 PM Apr -9.6% -4.6% -8.2%
2020-06-28 11:50 PM May 2.1% -9.9% 5.6%
2020-07-28 11:50 PM Jun -3%
2020-08-29 11:50 PM Jul
2020-09-29 11:50 PM Aug
2020-10-29 11:50 PM Sep -2.8%

Japan Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 28.40 24.00 50.80 21.60 points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 2.10 -9.60 8.30 -13.70 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY -12.30 -13.90 36.50 -14.30 percent [+]
Household Spending -11.10 -6.00 9.50 -11.10 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 291686.90 293941.00 306220.60 150439.60 JPY Billion [+]
Disposable Personal Income 428.40 397.87 1079.95 35.36 JPY Thousand [+]
Personal Savings 25.90 17.10 59.20 -9.90 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 1.05 1.05 9.90 0.90 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 318095.00 322072.00 518228.00 278351.00 JPY Billion [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.18 1.20 2.00 0.91 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To GDP 59.00 58.60 72.20 20.30 percent of GDP [+]


Japan Retail Sales MoM
In Japan, the Retail sales report provides an aggregated measure of sales of retail goods and services over a specific time period. In Japan, Retail sales are seasonal, volatile and relatively important to the overall economy.