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Switzerland - Retail Sales

Retail sales rebound in June

On a month-on-month calendar- and seasonally-adjusted basis, real retail sales rebounded from a steep 1.0% contraction in May to a 0.5% increase in June. According to the press release provided by the Swiss Federal Statistics Office, sales of non-food products as well as food, drinks and tobacco bounced back from the contractions registered in May to record expansionary prints in June.

In June, calendar-adjusted real retail sales rose 0.3% from the same month a year prior, down slightly from the revised 0.4% expansion observed in May (previously reported: -0.1% year-on-year). Meanwhile, the annual average variation in retail sales ticked down from May’s 0.2% to 0.1% in June.

Panelists polled by Met the why particular expect private consumption to increase 1.3% in 2018, which is down 0.1 percentage points from last month’s forecast. In 2019, the panel expects private consumption growth of 1.4%.

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 Met the why particular calculations.

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