Retail Sales in Portugal

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Portugal - Retail Sales

Retail sales increase in August

In August, retail sales expanded 1.3% over the same month last year, which was above the 1.0% increase tallied in July. August’s increase marked the strongest expansion in three months.

Retail sales have been progressively recovering the ground that was lost during the last three years of recession. Annual average growth in retail sales rose from a 0.8% rise in July to a 1.0% increase in August. This marked the highest reading since June 2007.

FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast panelists expect private consumption to increase 1.2% in 2014, which is unchanged from last month’s estimate. For 2015, the panel sees private consumption accelerating to a 1.0% expansion.

Portugal - Retail Sales Data

2015   2016   2017   2018   2019  
Retail Sales (annual variation in %)2.5  2.7  4.1  4.1  4.4  

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Portugal Retail Sales Chart

Portugal Retail
Note: Annual variation of real retail sales in %.
Source: Statistics Portugal (INE).

Portugal Facts

Value Change Date
Bond Yield0.45-1.90 %Jan 01
Exchange Rate1.120.65 %Dec 31

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