Turkey's retail trade rose 4.6 percent year-on-year in February of 2021, the most since November, accelerating from an upwardly revised 2.6 percent increase in the previous month. Sales increased at a faster pace for non-food products (4 percent vs 0.2 percent) such as computers, peripheral units and software, books, telecommunications equipment (12.6 percent vs 2.4 percent). Also, sales of automotive fuel rebounded (0.8 percent vs -5.4 percent) while those of food, drinks and tobacco eased (8.1 percent vs 12.6 percent). Within non-food, sales slowed via mail orders and internet (80.1 percent vs 102.2 percent), and audio and video equipment, hardware, paints and glass, electrical household appliances, furniture (8.9 percent vs 14.1 percent). On a monthly basis, retail sales climbed 3.4 percent, following a 0.6 percent advance in January. source: Turkish Statistical Institute

Retail Sales YoY in Turkey averaged 5.55 percent from 2006 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 24.70 percent in December of 2010 and a record low of -20 percent in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Turkey Retail Sales YoY - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Turkey Retail Sales YoY - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2021.

Retail Sales YoY in Turkey is expected to be 5.50 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 Turkey to stand at 5.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Turkey Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 3.80 percent in 2022 and 4.50 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Turkey Retail Sales YoY

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.60 2.60 24.70 -20.00 2006 - 2021 percent Monthly
WDA, 2015=100


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-01-13 07:00 AM Nov 11.9% 12.4% 9.5%
2021-02-12 07:00 AM Dec 0.6% 12.3% 6.8%
2021-03-12 07:00 AM Jan 2% 1.6% 2.3%
2021-04-13 07:00 AM Feb 4.6% 2.6% 3.6%
2021-05-11 07:00 AM Mar 4.6%
2021-06-11 07:00 AM Apr
2021-07-13 07:00 AM May
2021-08-12 07:00 AM Jun


News Stream
Turkish Retail Trade Growth at 3-Month High
Turkey's retail trade rose 4.6 percent year-on-year in February of 2021, the most since November, accelerating from an upwardly revised 2.6 percent increase in the previous month. Sales increased at a faster pace for non-food products (4 percent vs 0.2 percent) such as computers, peripheral units and software, books, telecommunications equipment (12.6 percent vs 2.4 percent). Also, sales of automotive fuel rebounded (0.8 percent vs -5.4 percent) while those of food, drinks and tobacco eased (8.1 percent vs 12.6 percent). Within non-food, sales slowed via mail orders and internet (80.1 percent vs 102.2 percent), and audio and video equipment, hardware, paints and glass, electrical household appliances, furniture (8.9 percent vs 14.1 percent). On a monthly basis, retail sales climbed 3.4 percent, following a 0.6 percent advance in January.
2021-04-13
Turkish Retail Sales Growth Picks Up to 2%
Turkey's retail trade growth accelerated to 2.0 percent in January of 2021, from an upwardly revised 1.6 percent in December. Sales increased at a faster pace for food, beverages & tobacco (12.3 percent vs 9.5 percent in December 2020), but declined for both automotive fuel (-5.8 percent vs -0.3 percent) and other non-food products (-0.6 percent vs -2.1 percent). Within non-food, trade fell for textiles, clothing & footwear (-21.4 percent vs -18.0 percent) and medical goods & cosmetics (-2.5 percent vs -1.9 percent). Meanwhile, on-line trade continued to climb (101.6 percent vs 73.9 percent). On a monthly basis, retail sales rose 0.3 percent in January, recovering from a sharp 7.0 percent fall in the previous month.
2021-03-12
Turkey Retail Sales Growth at 7-Month Low
Turkey's retail trade growth eased sharply to 0.6 percent in December of 2020, following an upwardly revised 12.3 percent surge in the previous month. It was the weakest increase in retail activity since last May, as sales increased at a softer pace for food, beverages & tobacco (8.8 percent vs 11.5 percent in November). In addition, declines were seen in those of automotive fuel (-1.1 percent vs 9.2 percent) and non-food products (-3.3 percent vs 14 percent), especially textiles, clothing & footwear (-18.6 percent vs 4 percent). Meanwhile, sales by mail orders and internet continued to climb (73 percent vs 72 percent), driven by coronavirus-linked lockdown measures. On a monthly basis, retail sales fell 4.2 percent, the first decline since April, after a downwardly revised 2 percent increase in the previous month.
2021-02-12
Turkish Retail Sales Growth Remains Solid
Turkey's retail trade growth eased to 11.9 percent year-on-year in November 2020 from an upwardly revised 12.4 percent in the previous month, due to a slowdown in sales of food, drinks, and tobacco (11.4 percent vs 15.2 percent in October). Meanwhile, non-food trade rose at a faster pace (13.8 percent vs 13.2 percent) mainly boosted by increases in on-line trade (69.8 percent vs 90.6 percent), computers, books, telecommunications equipment (12 percent vs 7.9 percent), medical goods and cosmetic (9.6 percent vs 6.2 percent), electronic goods and furniture (17.2 percent vs 16.6 percent), textiles, clothing, and footwear (4 percent vs 10.4 percent). Also, sales of fuel continued to rise (7.5 percent vs 7.2 percent). On a monthly basis, retail sales advanced 2.2 percent in November.
2021-01-13

Turkey Retail Sales YoY
In Turkey, 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.