Retail Sales in Brazil

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Brazil - Retail Sales

Retail sales shrink in September

Retail sales (excluding cars and construction) dropped 1.3% from the previous month in seasonally-adjusted terms in September, contrasting August’s 2.0% expansion.

The fall was largely broad-based with six of the eight categories recording decreased sales. The largest negative contribution came from falling sales of food products, beverages and tobacco.

On an annual basis, retail sales rose a modest 0.1% in September, notably below August’s 4.1% expansion. Annual average growth of retail sales fell from 3.3% in August to 2.8% in September.

Brazil Retail Sales Forecast

Panelists participating in this month’s LatinFocus Consensus Forecast expect retail sales to increase 3.4% in 2019, which is unchanged from last month’s forecast. For 2020, the panel sees retail sales growing 3.5%.

Brazil - Retail Sales Data

2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  
Retail Sales (annual variation in %)4.3  2.2  -4.4  -6.3  2.1  

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Brazil Retail Sales Chart

Brazil Retail
Note: Annual variation of retail sales in %.
Source: Brazil Institute of Geography and Statistics.

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