Retail sales in Italy tumbled 6.9 percent from a month earlier in November of 2020, reversing from a downwardly revised 0.5 percent increase in October. It was the biggest monthly decline in retail trade since April, as non-food sales fell sharply (-13.2 percent vs 0.3 percent in October). On the other hand, food sales advanced faster (1 percent vs 0.7 percent). On a yearly basis, retail trade slumped 8.1 percent, the first drop since July and the mot since April. source: National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT)

Retail Sales MoM in Italy averaged 0.06 percent from 1996 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 24.50 percent in May of 2020 and a record low of -21.70 percent in March of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Italy Retail Sales MoM - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Italy Retail Sales MoM - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2021.

Retail Sales MoM in Italy is expected to be 1.10 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Retail Sales MoM in Italy to stand at 0.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Italy Retail Sales MoM is projected to trend around 0.40 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Italy Retail Sales MoM

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-6.90 0.50 24.50 -21.70 1996 - 2020 percent Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-10-07 08:00 AM Aug 8.2% -6% 0.7%
2020-11-06 09:00 AM Sep -0.8% 8.2% -2.6%
2020-12-04 09:00 AM Oct 0.6% -0.7% 0.4%
2021-01-12 09:00 AM Nov -6.9% 0.5% -0.8%
2021-02-05 09:00 AM Dec -6.9% -2%
2021-03-05 09:00 AM Jan
2021-04-09 08:00 AM Feb
2021-05-07 08:00 AM Mar


News Stream
Italy Retail Sales Fall the Most in 7 Months
Retail sales in Italy tumbled 6.9 percent from a month earlier in November of 2020, reversing from a downwardly revised 0.5 percent increase in October. It was the biggest monthly decline in retail trade since April, as non-food sales fell sharply (-13.2 percent vs 0.3 percent in October). On the other hand, food sales advanced faster (1 percent vs 0.7 percent). On a yearly basis, retail trade slumped 8.1 percent, the first drop since July and the mot since April.
2021-01-12
Italy Retail Sales Rise 0.6% MoM in October
Retail sales in Italy went up 0.6 percent from a month earlier in October 2020, recovering from a downwardly revised 0.7 percent drop in September. Non-food sales rebounded (0.3 percent vs -1.3 percent in September) and those of food advanced faster (0.8 percent vs 0.2 percent). On a yearly basis, retail trade advanced 2.9 percent, following an upwardly revised 1.4 percent increase in the previous month. It was the third consecutive month of growth in retail trade.
2020-12-04
Italy Retail Sales Fall 0.8% MoM in April
Retail sales in Italy edged down 0.8 percent from a month earlier in September 2020, down from an 8.2 percent rise in August. Non-food sales fell 1.3 percent, after a 13.7 percent gain in the prior month while food sales showed no growth (vs 1.7 percent). On a yearly basis, retail trade advanced 1.3 percent, following an upwardly revised 1 percent increase in the previous month.
2020-11-06
Italy Retail Sales Rebound in August
Retail sales in Italy climbed 8.2 percent from a month earlier in August of 2020, rebounding from an upwardly revised 6 percent fall in July. Both non-food sales (13.8 percent vs -9.8 percent in July) and food sales (1.6 percent vs -1.1 percent) rebounded. On a yearly basis, retail trade went up 0.8 percent, the first gain since February and compared to a 7.1 percent drop in the previous month.
2020-10-07

Italy Retail Sales MoM
In Italy, the Retail sales report provides an aggregated measure of sales of retail goods and services over a specific time period. In Italy, Retail sales are seasonal, volatile and relatively important to the overall economy.