Retail sales in Bosnia and Herzegovina decreased 6.3 percent year-on-year in December of 2020, following a 7.3 percent drop in the previous month. Sales fell at a softer pace for both food, beverages & tobacco (-5.3 percent vs -5.9 percent in November), and non-food sales (-2.5 percent vs -4.6 percent). Meanwhile, retail sales of automotive fuel plunged (-17.1 percent vs 15.5 percent). On a monthly basis, retail sales rose 1.2 percent, after a 0.9 percent increase in November. Considering the full 2020, retail trade shrank 8.3 percent over the previous year. source: Bosnia and Herzegovina Agency for Statistics (BHAS)
Retail Sales YoY in Bosnia and Herzegovina averaged 4.83 percent from 2010 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 22.20 percent in April of 2011 and a record low of -34.60 percent in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Bosnia and Herzegovina Retail Sales YoY - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Bosnia and Herzegovina Retail Sales YoY - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2021.
Retail Sales YoY in Bosnia and Herzegovina is expected to be 6.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Retail Sales YoY in Bosnia and Herzegovina to stand at 4.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Bosnia and Herzegovina Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 4.20 percent in 2022 and 3.20 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.