Retail sales in Chile rose 2.4 percent year-on-year in December 2018, rebounding from a 0.8 percent fall in the previous month. Sales increased mainly due to clothing, footwear & accessories (8.1 percent); new automotive vehicles (4.9 percent); spare parts, tires & automotive vehicles accessories (3.9 percent). On the other hand, sales dropped for fuels (-6.7 percent); beverages & tobacco (-1.1 percent) and construction materials, tools, hardware & paint (-4.1 percent). On a monthly basis, retail sales jumped 34.1 percent, after declining 2.6 percent in the prior month. Considering full 2018, retail trade went up 3.4 percent. Retail Sales YoY in Chile averaged 6.42 percent from 2006 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 23.80 percent in April of 2010 and a record low of -5.10 percent in April of 2009.

Retail Sales YoY in Chile is expected to be 3.40 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 Chile to stand at 3.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Chile Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 3.70 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-11-05 12:00 PM Retail Sales YoY 1.6% 4.5% 3.70%
2018-12-03 12:00 PM Retail Sales YoY 7.5% 1.3% 2.05%
2019-01-04 12:00 PM Retail Sales YoY -0.8% 7.6% 5.5%
2019-02-04 12:00 PM Retail Sales YoY 2.4% -0.8% 3.7%
2019-03-04 12:00 PM Retail Sales YoY 2.4%
2019-04-02 12:00 PM Retail Sales YoY
2019-05-03 12:00 PM Retail Sales YoY 3.3%


Chile Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 44.60 44.90 59.30 31.50 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 34.10 -2.60 34.10 -26.30 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 2.40 -0.80 23.80 -5.10 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 24145.30 24409.75 25207.44 7342.00 CLP Billion [+]
Consumer Credit 25793.00 23033.00 25793.00 2224.00 CLP Billion [+]
Private Sector Credit 157470.34 156314.86 157470.34 21212.00 CLP Billion [+]
Bank Lending Rate 6.28 6.17 15.15 4.74 percent [+]
Households Debt To GDP 44.10 43.70 44.10 22.70 percent of GDP [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.25 1.20 1.76 0.43 USD/Liter [+]


Chile Retail Sales YoY

In Chile, the year-over-year change in Retail sales compares the aggregated sales of retail goods and services during a certain month to the same month a year ago. This page provides - Chile Retail Sales YoY - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Chile Retail Sales YoY - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.40 -0.80 23.80 -5.10 2006 - 2018 percent Monthly
2014=100, NSA




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