Retail Sales in Switzerland

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Switzerland - Retail Sales

Retail sales remain in the doldrums in May

Calendar-adjusted real retail sales fell 0.7% in annual terms in April, matching March’s decline. April’s dip was driven mainly by a notable drop in sales in the non-food sector.

On a month-on-month calendar- and seasonally-adjusted basis, real retail sales increased 0.2% in April, higher than the upwardly revised flat reading registered in the month prior. Meanwhile the annual average variation in retail sales fell 0.3% in April.

FocusEconomics panelists expect private consumption to increase 1.2% in 2019, which is unchanged from last month’s forecast, and 1.3% in 2020.

Switzerland - Retail Sales Data

2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  
Retail Sales (annual variation in %)1.9  1.0  -1.3  -2.0  0.1  

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Switzerland Retail
Note: Annual variation of real retail sales in %.
Source: Swiss Federal Statistics Office (BFS) and FocusEconomics calculations.

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Bond Yield-0.626.27 %Jun 20
Exchange Rate0.98-0.54 %Jun 20
Stock Market9,979-0.82 %Jun 20

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