Retail sales in the Netherlands increased 3.5 percent year-on-year in March 2020, following a 5.0 percent growth in the previous month. Food sales jumped 12.2 percent (vs 3.8 percent in February) while non-food sales slumped 8 percent (vs 5.1 percent in February). Within non-food categories, the biggest declines were recorded for clothing (-41 percent vs -4.5 percent), shoes & leather goods (-39.9 percent vs -0.1 percent), recreational goods (-10.1 percent vs 8.4 percent), furniture and household articles (-6.6 percent vs 8.7 percent).
Retail Sales YoY in Netherlands averaged 1.36 percent from 2005 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 9.30 percent in May of 2006 and a record low of -6.40 percent in August of 2009. This page provides the latest reported value for - Netherlands Retail Sales YoY - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Netherlands Retail Sales YoY - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2020. source: Statistics Netherlands
Retail Sales YoY in Netherlands is expected to be -7.60 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 Netherlands to stand at 2.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Netherlands Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 6.20 percent in 2021 and 2.70 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.