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Retail Trade (YoY)

The Retail Trade released by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry captures the aggregate sales made through a business location (usually a store) in which the principal activity is the sale of merchandise and related services to the general public, for household or personal consumption. Consumer spending is a key important indicator for the Japanese economy. A high reading is positive for the JPY, while a low reading is negative.

Most recent - Thursday 28 March 2024 23:50

Previous
2.3%
Revised
2.1%
Forecast
3%
Actual
4.6%

Higher numbers than forecast tend to be bullish for JPY/xxx pairs and bearish for xxx/JPY pairs.

Next event - Monday 29 April 2024 23:50

Previous
4.6%
Forecast
-
Actual
-

The typical/expected impact on JPY pairs is medium.

There is no forecast value for Retail Trade (YoY) yet - check back for updates.

Trading range

Forecast history

The most recent announced value for Retail Trade (YoY) was 4.6% against a forecast of 3%.

Past events

Date
Forecast
Actual
Thursday 28 March 2024 23:50
3%
4.6%
Wednesday 28 February 2024 23:50
2.3%
2.3%
Tuesday 30 January 2024 23:50
4.7%
2.1%
Wednesday 27 December 2023 23:50
5%
5.3%
Wednesday 29 November 2023 23:50
5.9%
4.2%
Monday 30 October 2023 23:50
5.9%
5.8%
Thursday 28 September 2023 23:50
6.6%
7%
Wednesday 30 August 2023 23:50
5.4%
6.8%
Sunday 30 July 2023 23:50
5.9%
5.9%
Wednesday 28 June 2023 23:50
5.4%
5.7%
Tuesday 30 May 2023 23:50
7%
5%
Thursday 27 April 2023 23:50
5.8%
7.2%
Thursday 30 March 2023 23:50
5.8%
6.6%
Monday 27 February 2023 23:50
4%
6.3%
Monday 30 January 2023 23:50
3%
3.8%
Monday 26 December 2022 23:50
2.8%
2.6%
Monday 28 November 2022 23:50
5%
4.3%
Sunday 30 October 2022 23:50
4.1%
4.5%
Thursday 29 September 2022 23:50
2.8%
4.1%
Tuesday 30 August 2022 23:50
1.9%
2.4%
Thursday 28 July 2022 23:50
2.8%
1.5%
Tuesday 28 June 2022 23:50
3.3%
3.6%
Monday 30 May 2022 23:50
2.6%
2.9%
Wednesday 27 April 2022 23:50
0.4%
0.9%
Tuesday 29 March 2022 23:50
-0.3%
-0.8%
Sunday 27 February 2022 23:50
1.4%
1.6%
Sunday 30 January 2022 23:50
2.7%
1.4%
Sunday 26 December 2021 23:50
1.7%
1.9%
Sunday 28 November 2021 23:50
1.1%
0.9%
Wednesday 27 October 2021 23:50
-2.3%
-0.6%
Wednesday 29 September 2021 23:50
-1%
-3.2%
Sunday 29 August 2021 23:50
2.1%
2.4%
Thursday 29 July 2021 23:50
0.2%
0.1%
Monday 28 June 2021 23:50
7.9%
8.2%
Sunday 30 May 2021 23:50
-
12%
Tuesday 27 April 2021 23:50
4.7%
5.2%

Economic context

Recent economic data has been moderately bearish for JPY. Other recent announcements which may affect the market's interpretation of the next Retail Trade (YoY) result:

PreviousLatest
National Consumer Price Index (YoY)Bearish change2.8%2.7%
National CPI ex Food, Energy (YoY)Bearish change3.2%2.9%
National CPI ex Fresh Food (YoY)Bearish change2.8%2.6%
Exports (YoY)Bearish change7.8%7.3%
Imports (YoY)Bearish change0.5%-4.9%
Merchandise Trade Balance TotalBullish change¥-377.8B¥366.5B
Current Account n.s.a.Bullish change¥457B¥2644.2B
Labor Cash Earnings (YoY)Bullish change1.5%1.8%

About Retail Trade (YoY)

Country:Japan
Currency:JPY
Source:Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan
Category:Consumption
Frequency:Monthly
 
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