Retail sales in Slovenia grew by 25.1 percent from a year earlier in April of 2021, after rising by 24 percent in the previous month. It is the highest gain in retail trade activity since the series began in 2001, amid a low base effect from last year when the majority of stores were closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The main upward pressure came from non-food sales (45.3 percent). Moreover, sales of automotive fuel in specialized stores climbed 25.2 percent and those of food, beverage and tobacco went up 8.0 percent.
blush source: Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
Retail Sales YoY in Slovenia averaged 2.48 percent from 2001 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 25.10 percent in April of 2021 and a record low of -22.70 percent in April of 2020. This page provides - Slovenia Retail Sales YoY - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Slovenia Retail Sales YoY - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2021.
Retail Sales YoY in Slovenia is expected to be 7.50 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 Slovenia to stand at 1.10 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Slovenia Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 3.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.