Retail Sales in Macedonia increased 15.10 percent in August of 2021 over the same month in the previous year. source: State Statistical Office of the Republic of Macedonia

Retail Sales Yoy in Macedonia averaged 1.04 percent from 2011 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 23 percent in April of 2021 and a record low of -17.60 percent in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Macedonia Retail Sales YoY - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Macedonia Retail Sales YoY - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2021.

Retail Sales Yoy in Macedonia is expected to be 7.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Macedonia Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 2.50 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Macedonia Retail Sales YoY

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-06-30 10:00 AM May 19.2% 23% 13.5%
2021-07-30 10:00 AM Jun 10.5% 19.2% 12%
2021-08-31 10:00 AM Jul 8.9% 10.5% 7%
2021-09-30 10:00 AM Aug 15.1% 8.9% 9.3%
2021-10-29 11:00 AM Sep 15.1%
2021-11-30 11:00 AM Oct
2021-12-30 11:00 AM Nov

News Stream
Macedonia Retail Trade Growth Slows in July
Retail sales in Macedonia rose 8.9 percent year-on-year in July of 2021, easing from a 10.5 percent gain in the previous month, as trade growth slowed for all categories: non-food products (10.1 percent vs 10.2 percent in June); food, beverages & tobacco (5.0 percent vs 5.5 percent); and automotive fuel (18.7 percent vs 30.7 percent).
Macedonia Retail Trade Growth Slows to 10.5% in June
Retail sales in Macedonia advanced 10.5 percent year-on-year in June of 2021, easing from a 19.2 percent jump in the previous month but still pointing to the fourth consecutive month of grow in retail trade. Sales increased at a softer pace for non-food products (10.2 percent vs 27.7 percent in May) and food, beverages & tobacco (5.5 percent vs 12.4 percent). On the other hand, retail trade grew faster for automotive fuel (30.7 percent vs 25.8 percent).
Macedonia Retail Trade Continues Recovery in May
Retail sales in Macedonia jumped 19.2 percent year-on-year in May of 2021, following a record 23.0 percent surge in the previous month. It was the second highest reading on records, due to low base effects. Sales advanced the most for non-food products (27.7 percent), followed by automotive fuel (25.8 percent), and food, beverages & tobacco (12.4 percent).
Macedonia Retail Sales Rebound in March
Retail sales in Macedonia rose 3.5 percent year-on-year in March of 2021, rebounding from a 3.4 percent drop in the previous month. It was the first gain in retail trade activity since before the Covid-19 outbreak in February last year, led by sales of non-food products (21.7 percent) and automotive fuel (1.9 percent). Meantime, sales of food, beverages & tobacco decreased 9.5 percent.

Macedonia Last Unit Reference Previous Highest Lowest
Consumer Spending 121439.00 MKD Million Jun/21 106547.00 121439.00 48142.00
Retail Sales Yoy 15.10 percent Aug/21 8.90 23.00 -17.60

Macedonia Retail Sales YoY
In Macedonia, 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.