Retail Sales in Switzerland

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Switzerland - Retail Sales

Retail sales rebound in September

Calendar-adjusted real retail sales rose 0.9% on an annual basis in September, almost reversing August’s revised 1.0% decrease (previously reported: -1.4% year-on-year). September’s increase was driven by a rebound in sales of clothing and footwear, while lower fuel sales amid subdued crude oil prices tempered the rise.

On a month-on-month seasonally-adjusted basis, real retail sales dropped 0.3% in September, following the 1.1% fall registered in the prior month. Meanwhile, growth in the annual average variation in retail sales was flat in September, following the 0.3% decline seen in August.

FocusEconomics panelists expect private consumption to increase 1.2% in 2020, which is unchanged from last month’s forecast, and 1.3% in 2021.

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.

Switzerland Facts

ValueChangeDate
Bond Yield-1.046.27 %Sep 04
Exchange Rate0.98-0.54 %Sep 04
Stock Market9,895-0.82 %Sep 04

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