China Retail Sales YoY  2010-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Retail sales in China grew by 10.1 percent year-on-year in April of 2016, slowing from a 10.5 percent increase in March and less than market estimates of a 10.5 percent rise. It is the weakest reading since January and the lowest figure since May 2015, driven by a decline in sales of oil and oil products (-3.8 percent. In contrast, sales rose for: automobiles (+5.1 percent), garments (+7.3 percent); grain and oil, food (+11.9 percent), home appliances (+9.1 percent), Chinese and Western medicines (+9.9 percent), office supplies (+13.0 percent), furniture (+17.1 percent), communication equipment (+12.5 percent) and building materials (+17.3 percent). Retail Sales YoY in China averaged 13.38 percent from 2010 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 19.90 percent in January of 2011 and a record low of 10 percent in April of 2015. Retail Sales YoY in China is reported by the National Bureau of Statistics of China.

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
10.10 10.50 19.90 10.00 2010 - 2016 percent Monthly
In China, 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 - China Retail Sales YoY - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. China Retail Sales YoY - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-03-12 05:30 AM Jan-Feb 10.2% 11.1% 10.8% 11%
2016-04-15 02:00 AM Mar 10.5% 10.2% 10.4% 9.6%
2016-05-14 05:30 AM Apr 10.1% 10.5% 10.5% 10.33%
2016-06-11 05:30 AM May 10.1% 10.55%
2016-07-15 05:30 AM Jun 10.55%
2016-08-12 05:30 AM Jul 10.39%

China Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 101.00 100.00 124.60 97.00 [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.80 0.85 1.57 0.14 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 10.10 10.50 19.90 10.00 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 241541.70 219762.50 241541.70 453.00 CNY HML [+]
Disposable Personal Income 31195.00 28844.00 31195.00 343.40 CNY [+]
Personal Savings 0.35 0.35 3.15 0.35 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 4.35 4.35 12.06 4.35 percent [+]
Mni Consumer Sentiment 117.80 114.90 131.86 109.74 [+]
Consumer Credit 202089.70 197659.12 202089.70 59105.90 CNY HML [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 38.80 37.90 38.80 11.00 percent of GDP [+]
Gasoline Prices 0.64 0.66 1.37 0.27 USD/Liter [+]