Retail trade in Poland increased 7.3 percent year-on-year in May of 2019, easing from a 13.6 percent jump in the previous month and below market expectations of 8.3 percent. Sales slowed for fuels (4 percent from 10 percent in April); food, beverages & tobacco (5.2 percent from 21.5 percent); furniture, appliances & electronics (17.4 percent from 20.3 percent); newspapers and books (1.4 percent from 3.8 percent) and in other non-specialised stores (9.6 percent from 21 percent). Also, sales of clothing & footwear fell 1.9 percent, down from a 4.3 percent gain in April. On the other hand, sales advanced further for motor vehicles and parts (12.6 percent from 9.1 percent); pharmaceuticals & cosmetics (16.6 percent from 12 percent) and other (3.4 percent from 3.3 percent). On a monthly basis, retail sales slumped 3 percent, after a 4.4 percent rise in April. Retail Sales YoY in Poland averaged 7.24 percent from 2001 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 30.60 percent in April of 2004 and a record low of -14.40 percent in April of 2005.

Retail Sales YoY in Poland is expected to be 4.00 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 Poland to stand at 2.90 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Poland Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 2.80 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-03-21 09:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 6.5% 6.6% 6.3% 5.9%
2019-04-23 08:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 3.1% 6.5% 3.9% 4.5%
2019-05-23 08:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 13.6% 3.1% 8.6% 4%
2019-06-24 08:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 7.3% 13.6% 8.3% 9.5%
2019-07-19 08:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 7.3% 4%
2019-08-22 08:00 AM Retail Sales YoY
2019-09-20 08:00 AM Retail Sales YoY


Poland Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 9.60 8.30 9.60 -39.70 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.00 0.50 9.50 -10.90 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 7.30 13.60 30.60 -14.40 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 321817.50 293971.70 321817.50 52980.90 PLN Million [+]
Personal Savings 0.73 1.91 21.82 -11.12 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 735779.89 733470.32 735779.89 21416.80 PLN Million [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.37 1.36 1.79 0.54 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To GDP 35.20 35.20 36.70 2.20 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 59.96 60.26 60.26 9.79 percent [+]
Consumer Confidence Current Conditions 4.60 3.80 4.60 -59.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations 1.90 1.80 4.00 -43.60 [+]
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations 3.60 2.90 3.60 -29.20 [+]
Consumer Confidence Major Purchases Expectations 10.30 13.20 13.20 -26.60 [+]
Consumer Confidence Savings Expectations -10.50 -9.40 -9.40 -62.20 [+]
Consumer Confidence Unemployment Expectations 10.10 11.70 22.50 -69.80 [+]


Poland Retail Sales YoY

In Poland, 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 - Poland Retail Sales YoY - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Poland 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
7.30 13.60 30.60 -14.40 2001 - 2019 percent Monthly




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