Greece Retail Sales YoY

Retail sales in Greece dropped 1 percent year-on-year in December of 2016, following an upwardly revised 4 percent rise in the previous month. Sales were dragged down by pharmaceutical products and cosmetics (-4.9 percent compared to a flat reading in November); food, beverages and tobacco (-6.2 percent vs -5.9 percent); fuel (-3.3 percent vs -4.8 percent); furniture, electrical equipment and household equipment (-2.6 percent vs 3.1 percent) and clothing and footwear (-2.3 percent vs 6.5 percent). Meantime, sales of books, stationery and other goods increased at a slower pace (3.2 percent vs 15.4 percent). On a monthly basis, retail sales declined 1.8 percent. Retail Sales YoY in Greece averaged -0.87 percent from 2001 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 13.60 percent in December of 2006 and a record low of -19.40 percent in December of 2010.

Greece Retail Sales YoY

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In Greece, 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. This page provides the latest reported value for – Greece Retail Sales YoY – plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Greece Retail Sales YoY – actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases – was last updated on March of 2017.