Retail Sales in Romania
Romania - Retail Sales
Retail sales growth picks up in December
In December, retail sales (excluding the sale of motor vehicles and motorcycles) expanded 6.7% over the same month of the previous year according to the National Institute of Statistics (INSSE). The expansion marks a significant improvement over the 2.1% increase observed in November. According to INSSE, the improvement was mainly the result of an increase in sales of food, beverages and tobacco as well as non-food products.
Monthly data confirms the improvement observed in the annual data. Retail sales rose 7.20% over the previous month in December, which marks a significant improvement over the 2.00% decrease recorded in November.
FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast participants see private consumption rising 1.8% in 2014, which is unchanged from last month's forecast. For 2015, panelists see growth in private consumption at 2.6%.
Romania - Retail Sales Data
|Retail Sales (annual variation in %)||0.5||6.4||8.9||13.5||10.7|
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Source: National Institute of Statistics and FocusEconomics calculations.
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