Norway Retail Sales YoY


Retail sales in Norway fell 0.8 percent year-on-year in January of 2017, following a 2.2 percent fall in December 2016. It was the second straight decline since November last year, as sales dropped for: food, beverages and tobacco (-4.5 percent from -2.4 in December); information and communication equipment (-7.5 percent from -12.6 percent); other goods (-1.3 percent from -2.3 percent); cultural and recreation goods (-11.2 percent from 0.3 percent). By contrast, sales went up for automotive fuel (1.8 percent from -0.1 percent) and other household equipment (0.1 percent from -2.7 percent). On a monthly basis, retail sales rose by 1.4 percent. Retail Sales YoY in Norway averaged 2.18 percent from 2001 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 8.70 percent in April of 2007 and a record low of -3.90 percent in April of 2016.


Norway Retail Sales YoY

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In Norway, 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 – Norway Retail Sales YoY – actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Norway Retail Sales YoY – actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases – was last updated on March of 2017.