Retail Sales in Japan decreased 4.10 percent in August of 2021 over the previous month. source: Ministry of Economy Trade & Industry (METI)

Retail Sales MoM in Japan averaged 0 percent from 1992 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 11.60 percent in June of 2020 and a record low of -13.70 percent in April of 1997. This page provides the latest reported value for - Japan Retail Sales MoM - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Japan Retail Sales MoM - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2021.

Retail Sales MoM in Japan is expected to be 0.30 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Japan Retail Sales MoM is projected to trend around 0.60 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Japan Retail Sales MoM

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-06-28 11:50 PM May -0.4% -4.6% 1.9%
2021-07-29 11:50 PM Jun 3.1% -0.3% -3.6%
2021-08-29 11:50 PM Jul 1% 3.1% -2.1%
2021-09-29 11:50 PM Aug -4.1% 1% -0.3%
2021-10-27 11:50 PM Sep -4.1%
2021-11-27 11:50 PM Oct
2021-12-26 11:50 PM Nov

Japan Last Unit Reference Previous Highest Lowest
Retail Sales MoM -4.10 percent Aug/21 1.00 11.60 -13.70
Retail Sales YoY -3.20 percent Aug/21 2.40 36.50 -14.30

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