Retail sales in Bulgaria rose 23.9 percent year-on-year in May of 2021, following a 25.9 percent increase in the previous month which was the largest record for Bulgaria’s retail trade activity. Sales advanced less for non-food products (32.0 percent vs 40.5 percent in April), particularly for textile, clothing & footwear (113.9 percent vs 190.1 percent) and automotive fuel in specialised stores (26.9 percent vs 41.2 percent) while it grew faster for food, beverages & tobacco (13.1 percent vs 6.0 percent). On a seasonally adjusted basis, retail trade picked up 1.4 percent, followed by an upwardly revised 1.4 percent gain in the previous month. source: National Statistical Institute, Bulgaria
Retail Sales YoY in Bulgaria averaged 6.25 percent from 2001 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 25.90 percent in April of 2021 and a record low of -20.60 percent in May of 2020. This page provides - Bulgaria Retail Sales YoY - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Bulgaria Retail Sales YoY - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2021.
Retail Sales YoY in Bulgaria is expected to be 17.30 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 Bulgaria to stand at 6.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Bulgaria Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 6.00 percent in 2022 and 4.50 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.