Retail sales in the Netherlands advanced 9.6 percent year-on-year in April 2021, accelerating from an upwardly revised 6.7 percent gain in the previous month. It was the second straight month of increase in retail trade and the most since last August, due to a low base effect of last year, the second month in which measures against the spread of the coronavirus. Sales of clothing and shoes and leather products, and clothing surged by 75.9 percent and 21.0 percent, respectively. The shops selling recreational goods, consumer electronic; furniture and home furnishing, and personal care products was also higher of turnover. By contrast, sales declined for DIY products, kitchens, flooring (-8.8 percent) and consumer electronics (-6.8 percent). At the same time, the shops selling food, beverages and tobacco grew by 2.7 percent, after decreasing 1.5 percent in March. source: Statistics Netherlands
Retail Sales YoY in Netherlands averaged 1.59 percent from 2005 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 10.20 percent in June of 2020 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 June of 2021.
Retail Sales YoY in Netherlands is expected to be 3.00 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 6.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Netherlands Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 2.70 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.