Retail sales in Slovakia dropped 0.4 percent from a year earlier in June 2019, following a 2.7 percent decline in the previous month. Sales fell at a softer pace in non-specialized stores (-3.3 percent vs -5.1 percent in May) while rebounded for other household equipment (6 percent vs -2.6 percent) and other goods (0.1 percent vs -4.1 percent). In addition, sales grew faster for automotive fuel (3.8 percent vs 1.3 percent) and cultural & recreation goods (34.7 percent vs 22.2 percent). Meanwhile, softer rises were seen for food, beverages & tobacco (13.9 percent vs 14.6 percent) and via stalls & markets (10.4 percent vs 16.3 percent). On a monthly basis, retail trade rose 1.6 percent, after a 1.9 percent decrease in the previous month. Retail Sales YoY in Slovakia averaged 3.10 percent from 1996 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 28.60 percent in April of 1999 and a record low of -14.30 percent in February of 2009.

Retail Sales YoY in Slovakia is expected to be 3.50 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 Slovakia to stand at 3.70 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Slovakia Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 3.10 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-05-06 07:00 AM Retail Sales YoY Mar -1.9% 0% 3.6%
2019-06-05 07:00 AM Retail Sales YoY Apr 1.8% -1.9% 0.5%
2019-07-04 07:00 AM Retail Sales YoY May -2.7% 1.8% 1.5%
2019-08-02 07:00 AM Retail Sales YoY Jun -0.4% -2.7% 4.2%
2019-09-05 07:00 AM Retail Sales YoY Jul -0.4%
2019-10-03 07:00 AM Retail Sales YoY Aug
2019-11-07 08:00 AM Retail Sales YoY Sep 3.5%


Slovakia Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -4.10 -3.70 6.50 -49.40 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 1.60 -1.90 16.70 -14.00 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY -0.40 -2.70 28.60 -14.30 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 10.51 10.98 10.98 5.59 EUR Billion [+]
Disposable Personal Income 12349.00 14406.00 14406.00 2435.00 EUR Million [+]
Personal Savings 533.00 2326.00 2545.00 120.00 EUR Million [+]
Consumer Credit 6634.00 6641.00 6701.00 987.00 EUR Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 2.75 2.87 4.73 2.52 percent [+]
Economic Optimism Index 95.10 97.70 119.00 71.90 Index points [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.51 1.51 2.06 0.61 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To Income 67.89 63.11 67.89 6.80 percent [+]


Slovakia Retail Sales YoY

In Slovakia, 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 - Slovakia Retail Sales YoY - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Slovakia Retail Sales YoY - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.40 -2.70 28.60 -14.30 1996 - 2019 percent Monthly




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