Retail sales in Brazil remained unchanged in March 2024, following a 1% increase in the previous month, opposing mark expectations of a 0.1% decrease. Retail sales volume declined month-on-month for fuels & lubricants (-0.6%), food products & beverages (-0.3%), furniture & appliances (-2.4%), books, newspaper & stationary (-1.1%), equipment for office, IT & communication (-8.7%) and vehicles & motorcycle and their parts (-1.4%). In contrast, sales were higher for pharmaceuticals (+1.4%). Compared to the same month from previous year, retail sales rose by 5.7%. source: Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE)

Retail Sales in Brazil decreased 0 percent in March of 2024 over the previous month. Retail Sales MoM in Brazil averaged 0.27 percent from 2000 until 2024, reaching an all time high of 11.70 percent in May of 2020 and a record low of -15.90 percent in April of 2020. This page provides - Brazil Retail Sales MoM - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Brazil Retail Sales MoM - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2024.

Retail Sales in Brazil decreased 0 percent in March of 2024 over the previous month. Retail Sales MoM in Brazil is expected to be 0.60 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Brazil Retail Sales MoM is projected to trend around 2.00 percent in 2025, according to our econometric models.



Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2024-04-11 12:00 PM
Retail Sales MoM
Feb 1% 2.8% -1% -1.3%
2024-05-08 12:00 PM
Retail Sales MoM
Mar 0% 1% -0.1% 1.3%
2024-06-13 12:00 PM
Retail Sales MoM
Apr 0%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Bank Lending Rate 52.46 52.57 percent Feb 2024
Consumer Credit 3578317.00 3559161.00 BRL Million Feb 2024
Consumer Spending 1808771.44 1748885.33 BRL Million Dec 2023
FGV Consumer Confidence 93.20 91.30 points Apr 2024
Gasoline Prices 1.14 1.15 USD/Liter Apr 2024
Households Debt to GDP 34.40 34.30 percent of GDP Sep 2023
Private Sector Credit 5566526.00 5553774.00 BRL Million Feb 2024
Retail Sales MoM 0.00 1.00 percent Mar 2024
Retail Sales YoY 5.70 8.10 percent Mar 2024

Brazil Retail Sales MoM
In Brazil, the Retail sales report provides an aggregated measure of sales of retail goods and services over a specific time period. In Brazil, Retail sales are seasonal, volatile and relatively important to the overall economy.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.00 1.00 11.70 -15.90 2000 - 2024 percent Monthly
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News Stream
Brazilian Retail Sales Steady in March
Retail sales in Brazil remained unchanged in March 2024, following a 1% increase in the previous month, opposing mark expectations of a 0.1% decrease. Retail sales volume declined month-on-month for fuels & lubricants (-0.6%), food products & beverages (-0.3%), furniture & appliances (-2.4%), books, newspaper & stationary (-1.1%), equipment for office, IT & communication (-8.7%) and vehicles & motorcycle and their parts (-1.4%). In contrast, sales were higher for pharmaceuticals (+1.4%). Compared to the same month from previous year, retail sales rose by 5.7%.
2024-05-08
Brazilian Retail Sales Unexpectedly Expand
Retail sales in Brazil rose by 1% from the previous month in February of 2024, extending the upwardly revised 2.8% increase in the previous month, and surprising markets’ expectation of a 1% decline. The result underscored resilience from Brazilian consumers, raising expectations of some traction in the economy despite the persistently high real interest rates. Retail increased for pharmaceutical goods (9.9%), furniture and electronics (1.2%), and personal articles (4.8%). On the other hand, lower sales of fuel and lubricants (-2.7%) and food and groceries (-0.2%) prevented an even sharper increase. From the previous year, retail sales soared by 8.2%, the sharpest increase since May 2021.
2024-04-11
Brazil Retail Sales Grow More than Expected
Retail sales in Brazil jumped by 2.5% from the previous month in January of 2024, rebounding from an upwardly revised 1.4% fall in the prior month and well above market estimates of a 0.2% increase. Positive rates were seen in five out of the eight surveyed activities, namely fabrics, clothing, and footwear (+8.5%); equipment and materials for office, information technology, and communication (+6.1%); other articles for personal and household use (+5.2%); furniture and household appliances (+3.6%); and hypermarkets, supermarkets, food products, beverages, and tobacco (+0.9%). On the other hand, sales declined for books, newspapers, magazines, and stationery (-3.6%), pharmaceutical, medical, orthopedic, and perfumery articles (-1.1%), and fuels & lubricants (-0.2%). On a yearly basis, retail sales grew by 4.1%.
2024-03-14