China: Retail sales

(measure: index points, source: Eurostat)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Retail sales index in China, - :

For that indicator, we provide data for China from to . The average value for China during that period was index points with a minimum of index points in and a maximum of index points in . Click on the following link to see the values of Retail sales index around the world.
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Measure: index points
Source: Eurostat



Definition: The retail sales index is an aggregated measure of the sales of retail goods over a stated period. Because retail sales are a measure of consumer demand for finished goods, they are a leading macroeconomic indicator of the pulse of an economy and its projected path toward expansion or contraction. The retail sales index measures only the volume changes, i.e. price level changes are excluded.
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