Retail sales in Bosnia and Herzegovina jumped 8.3 percent year-on-year in March of 2021, rebounding from a 0.5 percent decrease in the prior month. It was both the first and the highest gain in retail activity since the onset of the pandemic in February of last year. Retail sales of non-food stores led gains (21.1 percent vs 2.7 percent in February of 2021), followed by a rebound in automotive fuel sales (15.7 percent vs -3.4 percent), while those of food, beverages & tobacco declined at a faster pace (-9.6 percent vs -3.3 percent). On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, retail sales retreated 2.7 percent, reversing from a 3.7 percent gain in February. source: Bosnia and Herzegovina Agency for Statistics (BHAS)
Retail Sales YoY in Bosnia and Herzegovina averaged 4.76 percent from 2010 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 22.20 percent in April of 2011 and a record low of -34.60 percent in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Bosnia and Herzegovina Retail Sales YoY - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Bosnia and Herzegovina Retail Sales YoY - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2021.
Retail Sales YoY in Bosnia and Herzegovina is expected to be 4.50 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 Bosnia and Herzegovina to stand at 2.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Bosnia and Herzegovina Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 2.00 percent in 2022 and 2.50 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.