The volume of total retail sales in New Zealand declined a seasonally adjusted 2.7 percent in the fourth quarter of 2020, following a revised 27.8 percent increase in the previous period, which was the largest rise in total volume sales since the series began in 1995. On an annual basis retail sales lost steam, rising 4.8 percent after increasing 8.3 percent in the previous three months, nudged mainly by electrical and electronic goods retailing, up 21 percent. source: Statistics New Zealand
Retail Sales MoM in New Zealand averaged 0.80 percent from 1995 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 27.80 percent in the third quarter of 2020 and a record low of -14.90 percent in the second quarter of 2020. This page provides - New Zealand Retail Sales MoM - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. New Zealand Retail Sales QoQ - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2021.
Retail Sales MoM in New Zealand is expected to be 1.00 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 New Zealand to stand at 1.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the New Zealand Retail Sales QoQ is projected to trend around 1.70 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.