Retail sales in Colombia rose 5.9 percent year-on-year in September of 2018, up from a 5.5 percent increase in August and beating market forecasts of a 4.8 percent growth. It is the fastest increase in retail sales since June, mainly due to higher sales of: food & non-alcoholic beverages (9.6%); motor vehicles and motorbikes (8.9 percent); electronic products for personal or domestic use (13.1%); household cleaning products (14.1%); appliances & furniture (9.6%); clothing & textiles (4.6%) and alcoholic beverages, tobacco (17.2%). Considering the third quarter of 2018, retail sales advanced 4.9 percent over a year earlier. On a monthly basis, retail trade went down 2 percent compared to a 0.7 percent gain in August. Retail Sales YoY in Colombia averaged 5.08 percent from 2000 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 23.37 percent in April of 2011 and a record low of -7.59 percent in September of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-14 03:00 PM Retail Sales YoY 3.2% 6.4% 5.2% 5.7%
2018-10-17 03:00 PM Retail Sales YoY 5.5% 3.2% 5.5% -1.3%
2018-11-14 03:00 PM Retail Sales YoY 5.9% 5.5% 4.8% 4.0%
2018-12-14 03:00 PM Retail Sales YoY 5.9% -0.3%


Colombia Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -1.30 -0.70 38.80 -30.20 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM -2.00 0.70 66.00 -41.30 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 5.90 5.50 23.37 -7.59 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 145239.70 144206.27 145239.70 48409.00 COP Billion [+]
Private Sector Credit 210769.60 223329.80 574361.99 2536.00 COP Million [+]
Households Debt To GDP 25.68 25.88 26.19 9.11 percent of GDP [+]
Consumer Credit 130477.27 129200.54 130477.27 5413.41 COP Billion [+]
Gasoline Prices 0.78 0.82 1.41 0.23 USD/Liter [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations -10.90 -12.40 48.80 -28.30 [+]
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations -35.20 -43.10 25.30 -55.20 [+]


Colombia Retail Sales YoY

In Colombia, 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 the latest reported value for - Colombia Retail Sales YoY - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Colombia Retail Sales YoY - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.90 5.50 23.37 -7.59 2000 - 2018 percent Monthly




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