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GBP, Pound sterling

United Kingdom Retail Sales y/y

Country: United Kingdom
Sector: Consumer
Medium -0.3% 2.7%
1.3% Revised from 1.2%
Last release Importance Actual Forecast
Previous
2.4%
-0.3%
Next release Actual Forecast
Previous

Retail Sales y/y measure changes in the value of retail goods sold in the UK during the given month compared to the same month of the previous year. The calculation uses season-adjusted data from British retailers.

It is one of key economic indicators which is used in forecasting, budgeting and in the development of the UK financial and economic policy. The retail sales growth is seen as positive for the pound sterling.

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Date (GMT)
Reference
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Oct 2017
-0.3%
2.7%
1.3% Revised from 1.2%
Sep 2017
1.2%
3.1%
2.3% Revised from 2.4%
Aug 2017
2.4%
3.5%
1.4% Revised from 1.3%
Jul 2017
1.3%
3.5%
2.8% Revised from 2.9%
Jun 2017
2.9%
3.5%
0.9%
May 2017
0.9%
4.2% Revised from 4.0%
Apr 2017
4.0%
2.0% Revised from 1.7%
Mar 2017
1.7%
3.7%
Feb 2017
3.7%
1.0% Revised from 1.5%
Jan 2017
1.5%
4.1% Revised from 4.3%