Retail sales in the Netherlands increased 3 percent year-on-year in August 2021, accelerating from a downwardly revised 2.8 percent rise in the previous month. It was the sixth straight month of increase in retail trade, amid loosening restrictions to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Sales of clothing and shoes and leather products jumped by 22 percent and 14.1 percent, respectively. The shops selling furniture and home furnishing, personal care products, and DIY products, kitchens, the flooring was also higher in turnover. Meantime, sales of electronics and recreational goods declined by 2.4 percent and 0.8 percent, respectively. Also, sales shrank for food, beverages, and tobacco by 3.8 percent, following a 1.8 percent drop in July. source: Statistics Netherlands
Retail Sales YoY in Netherlands averaged 1.66 percent from 2005 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 10.20 percent in June of 2020 and a record low of -6.40 percent in August of 2009. This page provides the latest reported value for - Netherlands Retail Sales YoY - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Netherlands Retail Sales YoY - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2021.
Retail Sales YoY in Netherlands is expected to be 4.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Netherlands Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 3.80 percent in 2022 and 2.70 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.