Annualized Retail Sales
Retail Sales YoY Japan
Retail Sales Should Improve in May in Japan
Starts Sunday, June 28, 2020 at 23:50
Updated Monday, June 29, 2020
retail slowed down considerably in June and in July they turned negative, declining by 2.0%. They turned positive again in August and in September posted a big surprise jump of 9.2%, on an annualized basis. But, they are expected to turn negative again for October and post a 3.8% decline for that month. They remained negative apart from February, while in April they dived by 13.9%. In May we should see an improvement though. Please follow us for live coverage in real time of the event by experienced analysts.
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About Retail Sales YoY Japan
Change in the total value of sales at the retail level. 'Actual' greater than 'Forecast' is good for currency. Released monthly, about 27 days after the month ends. It's the primary gauge of consumer spending, which accounts for the majority of overall economic activity.