France Retail Sales

France’s retail sales decreased to 14.3 by -66.03% on May 2021 from 42.1 in the previous month. On a year on year basis France’s retail sales decreased by -148.15%. France’s retail sales trend is up since the current value of 14.3 is higher than the 12 month moving average of 8.18333. and the 12 month moving average slope is up. France’s retail sales 5-year percentile is currently at 10.0%.

France Retail Sales Chart

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30/04/2022 10,30
31/03/2022 1,80
28/02/2022 5,50
31/01/2022 6,90
31/12/2021 0,30
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France Retail Sales

France Retail Sales Statistics

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Indicator Symbol Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
retail sales fr.retailsalesan 10.3 1.8 472.22 -75.76 UP Down 93.33 2022-05-26

France Financial Markets

Market Symbol Last Mom Trend Exh RSI 1D% 1W% 1M% 1Y%
CAC 40 CAC 6792.16 0.5 0.25 0.33643 58.4444 0.03082 0.01993 0.06186 0.10094
France ETF EWQ 36.41 0.5 -0.25 -0.92028 57.925 0.03614 0.03086 0.06994 0.04267
FOAT France 10Y Bonds FOAT 153.8 -0.5 -1 -2.4801 34.8961 0.00163 -0.00832 -0.02362 -0.05126
France 10-Year Bond Yield FR.10Y 1.061 1 1 3.27576 71.135 0.05362 0.09494 1.89101 -17.3231
France 5-Year Bond Yield FR.5Y 0.292 0 1 2.82269 60.0315 -0.04262 0.39713 0.94667 -1.61216
France 2-year bond yield FR.2Y -0.019 -1 1 5.1714 73.6571 -0.77381 -0.90206 -0.97134 -0.97181
France Yield Curve FR.YC 0.63 -1 -1 -1.20526 47.801 -6.11 -20.15 -16.89 -0.44479
France Credit Default Swaps CDS.France 21.31 -0.5 -1 -0.84651 44.2499 1.67 1.41 -0.52 -0.27415

France Financial News Stream

France business confidence 2022-06-23 10:25:19
France manufacturing pmi 2022-06-23 10:25:19
France services pmi 2022-06-23 10:25:19
France composite pmi 2022-06-23 10:25:19

France Macroeconomic Indicators

Indicator Symbol Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
balance of trade fr.balanceoftrade -12156.1 -12649.2 -3.9 90.29 Down Down 3.33 2022-06-11
bank lending rate fr.banks.lendingrate 1.23 1.3 -0.0538462 1.92857 1.0 1.0 0.983333 2021-05-31
banks balance sheet fr.banks.bs 11760900 11518400 2.11 7.44 UP UP 100 2022-06-06
building permits fr.buildingpermits 40900 51900 -21.19 15.54 Down UP 70 2022-06-06
business confidence fr.bizconfidence 108 106 1.89 0 Down Down 65.83 2022-06-23
capacity utilization fr.caputilization 79.3 78.09 1.55 9.09 UP UP 36.67 2022-06-22
capital flows fr.capitalflows -12916 9021 -243.18 -5.32 Down UP 31.67 2022-06-14
car registrations fr.carregistrations 108724 147078 -26.08 -22.91 Down Down 11.67 2022-05-26
central bank balance sheet fr.cb.assets 2064390 2051540 0.63 14.62 UP UP 100 2022-06-06
composite pmi fr.comppmi 52.8 57 -7.37 -8.01 Down Down 48.33 2022-06-23
construction pmi fr.constrpmi 50.7 48.4 4.75 1.81 UP UP 51.67 2022-05-04
consumer confidence fr.consconfidence 86 87 -1.15 -12.24 Down Down 1.67 2022-05-26
consumer price index cpi fr.cpi 111.68 110.97 0.64 5.16 UP UP 100 2022-06-06
core inflation rate fr.coreinflationrate 3.7 3.2 15.62 311.11 UP UP 100 2022-06-16
current account fr.currentaccount -3368 -3424 -1.64 85.56 Down Down 18.33 2022-06-11
current account to gdp fr.currentaccountgdp -1.9 -0.7 1.71429 1.71429 -1.0 -1.0 0 2020-12-31
exports fr.exports 46739.8 45993.3 1.62 14.77 UP UP 98.33 2022-06-11
external debt fr.externaldebt 5988460 6064260 -0.0124995 0.239621 1.0 1.0 0.783333 2020-10-01
fiscal expenditure fr.fiscalexp 155.08 107.76 43.91 -5.14 Down Down 31.67 2022-05-26
foreign direct investment fr.fdi 5282 6746 -21.7 -28.27 UP Down 65 2022-06-14
foreign exchange reserves fr.fxreserves 237.65 245.99 -3.39 24.27 UP UP 98.33 2022-06-11
gdp fr.gdp 2603 2715.52 -0.0414359 -0.108067 -1.0 -1.0 0 2020-01-31
Real GDP fr.realgdp 584961 586191 -0.21 0.66 UP UP 96.67 2022-05-26
gdp growth fr.gdpgrowth 0 0.8 -100 -100 Down Down 21.67 2022-05-04
gdp growth annual fr.gdpgrowthan 4.5 4.9 -8.16 150 UP UP 96.67 2022-05-26
gold reserves fr.goldres 2436.29 2436.19 0.0000410477 0.000119048 1.0 1.0 0.8 2020-11-01
government budget fr.govbudget -6.5 -8.9 -26.97 -9.72 Down UP 6.67 2022-05-04
Government budget fr.govbudgetvalue -67.32 -38.33 75.63 12.07 UP Down 65 2022-05-26
government debt fr.govdebt 2739.2 2650.1 0.0336214 0.197883 1.0 1.0 0.766667 2021-01-01
government debt to gdp fr.govdebtgdp 112.9 114.6 -1.48 36.02 UP UP 0 2022-04-29
government revenues fr.govrev 104 79.96 30.06 20.59 Down UP 35 2022-05-26
housing index fr.housingindex 120.15 119.49 0.00552347 0.140051 1.0 1.0 0 2021-01-01
housing starts fr.housingstarts 28400 37400 -24.06 -11.53 Down Down 20 2022-06-06
imports fr.imports 58895.8 58642.5 0.43 25 UP UP 100 2022-06-11
industrial production fr.indproduction 0.08 2.06 -96.12 -99.44 Down Down 46.67 2022-05-04
industrial production mom fr.indproductionmm -0.5 -1.2 -58.33 -150 Down Down 30.83 2022-05-04
inflation cpi fr.inflationcpi 5.2 4.8 8.33 271.43 UP UP 100 2022-06-15
interbank rate fr.interbankrate -0.484 -0.487 -0.00616016 3.48148 -1.0 -1.0 0.9 2021-04-30
interest rate fr.interestrate 0.05 0.05 0 0 1.0 -1.0 0.791667 2016-03-09
loan growth fr.loangrowth 5.73 4.87 17.66 -3.05 UP Down 50 2022-06-06
loans to private sector fr.loanprivate 3007690 2983180 0.82 5.23 UP UP 100 2022-06-06
long term unemployment rate fr.ltunemploymentrate 2.5 2.1 0.190476 -0.0740741 1.0 -1.0 0.466667 2021-01-01
manufacturing pmi fr.manpmi 51 54.6 -6.59 -13.56 Down Down 26.67 2022-06-23
money supply m1 fr.msm1 1902840 1889170 0.72 8.05 UP UP 100 2022-06-06
money supply m2 fr.msm2 2943060 2937270 0.2 6.76 UP UP 100 2022-06-06
money supply m3 fr.msm3 3368940 3364110 0.14 4.67 UP UP 100 2022-06-06
new home sales fr.newhomesales 29364 28834 1.84 -4.86 UP Down 75 2022-05-23
Producer Price Index fr.producerprices 134.8 134.5 0.22 27.77 UP UP 100 2022-06-06
PPI Index fr.producerpricesch 27.8 26.5 4.91 302.9 UP UP 100 2022-05-26
retail sales MoM fr.retailsales 0 0.1 -100 -100 Down Down 45 2022-05-26
retail sales fr.retailsalesan 10.3 1.8 472.22 -75.76 UP Down 93.33 2022-05-26
services pmi fr.servpmi 54.4 58.3 -6.69 -5.88 Down Down 51.67 2022-06-23
unemployment rate fr.unemploymentrate 8.1 8 0.0125 -0.129032 -1.0 -1.0 0.266667 2021-01-01
youth unemployment rate fr.ytunemploymentrate 19.2 19.5 -0.0153846 -0.0724638 -1.0 -1.0 0.35 2021-05-31
zew economic sentiment index fr.zewsentiment 66.7 63.4 0.0520505 -2.25141 1.0 1.0 0.25 2021-03-28
Construction sector fr.esi.constr 2.8 -3.1 -1.90323 -1.16766 1.0 1.0 0.383333 2021-04-01
Consumer sector fr.esi.cons -8.2 -10.5 -0.219048 -0.568421 1.0 1.0 0.05 2021-04-01
Manufacturing sector fr.esi.man 1.5 -8.8 -1.17045 -1.04021 1.0 1.0 0.416667 2021-04-01
Retail sector fr.esi.ret -6.8 -11.8 -0.423729 -0.692308 1.0 1.0 0.25 2021-04-01
Services sector fr.esi.serv -5.5 -13.4 -0.589552 -0.83631 1.0 1.0 0.5 2021-04-01
ESI - Economic Composite fr.esi.conf 104.7 96.2 0.0883576 0.483003 1.0 1.0 1 2021-04-01

France Retail Sales analysis

France’s retail sales tracks the year on year change of consumer demand for finished goods by measuring the pruchases of durable and non-durable goods over a defined period of time. Retail slaes are a good indicator of the pulse of the economy. Healthy retail sales figures are supporting of equity markets. However, retail sales is a lagging economic indicator hence economists and investors use other leading economic indicators to predict economic activity like the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment, Index in the US and Retail and Consumer Economic Sentiment Indicator for European countries. Explore MacroVar financial knowledge base structured by professional fund managers and economists.

France retail sales trend

France retail sales trend is in an uptrend when the last value is higher than its twelve-month moving average and its twelve-month moving average slope is positive (last twelve-month moving average is higher than the previous month twelve-month moving average) and vice-versa. MacroVar calculates the number of months the France retail sales has recorded new highs or lows. France retail sales trend change is assumed when the specific indicator has recorded a 3-month high / low or more.

France retail sales momentum

France retail sales momentum is monitored by calculating its long-term year over year (Y/Y) return and its short-term month on month (M/M) return.