Retail sales in Switzerland dropped by 2.5 percent year-on-year in October of 2022, following a downwardly revised 2.6 percent growth in the previous month. It was the first fall in retail trade since May, as sales declined for both food, beverages and tobacco (-3.7 percent vs -0.3 percent in September) and non-food products (-2.2 percent vs 4.2 percent). On a monthly basis, retail trade slumped by 2.7 percent, the largest decrease since February of 2021. source: Swiss Federal Statistical Office

Retail Sales YoY in Switzerland averaged 1.65 percent from 2001 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 38.10 percent in April of 2021 and a record low of -18.30 percent in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Switzerland Retail Sales YoY - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Switzerland Retail Sales YoY - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2022.

Retail Sales YoY in Switzerland is expected to be 0.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Switzerland Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around -1.40 percent in 2023 and 2.90 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Switzerland Retail Sales YoY



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-10-31 07:30 AM Sep 3.2% 2.1% 3.3% 2.3%
2022-12-01 07:30 AM Oct -2.5% 2.6% 2.8%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Retail Sales MoM -2.70 0.90 percent Oct 2022
Retail Sales YoY -2.50 2.60 percent Oct 2022
Personal Savings 18.80 19.10 percent Dec 2021

Switzerland Retail Sales YoY
In Switzerland, the year-over-year change in Retail sales compares the aggregated sales of retail goods and services during a certain month to the same month a year ago.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-2.50 2.60 38.10 -18.30 2001 - 2022 percent Monthly
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Swiss Retail Sales Drop for the 1st Time in 5 Months
Retail sales in Switzerland dropped by 2.5 percent year-on-year in October of 2022, following a downwardly revised 2.6 percent growth in the previous month. It was the first fall in retail trade since May, as sales declined for both food, beverages and tobacco (-3.7 percent vs -0.3 percent in September) and non-food products (-2.2 percent vs 4.2 percent). On a monthly basis, retail trade slumped by 2.7 percent, the largest decrease since February of 2021.
2022-12-01
Switzerland Retail Sales Rises for 4th Month
Retail sales in Switzerland increased by 3.2 percent year-on-year in September of 2022, following a downwardly revised 2.1 percent rise in the prior month and slightly below market forecasts of a 3.3 percent gain. It was the fourth consecutive month of growth in retail activity. Sales of non-food products picked up (5 percent vs 2.5 percent in August) while those of food, beverages & tobacco stalled (vs 0.2 percent in August). On a monthly basis, retail sales went up 0.9 percent, the same pace as in the previous month.
2022-10-31
Switzerland Retail Sales Unchanged in August
Retail sales in Switzerland increased 3 percent year-on-year in August of 2022, the same as in the prior month. Sales of food, beverages & tobacco grew faster (2.6 percent vs 2.3 percent in July), while those of non-food items rose much less (4.6 percent vs 5.3 percent). On a monthly basis, retail sales went up 1.2 percent, following a 0.1 percent gain a month earlier.
2022-09-30