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Singapore retail sales in February down 10 per cent

Singapore retail sales in February fell by 10.2 per cent, excluding motor vehicles.

Panic buying underpins Japanese retail sales growth

Japanese retail sales have recorded a distinct uptick as consumers enter panic-buying mode in response to the coronavirus outbreak, according to Nikkei Asian Review.

South Korean retail sales surge as people stay home

South Korean retail sales surged 9.1 per cent in February, despite the advent of the coronavirus pandemic.

Malaysian retail expected to contract

Retail Group Malaysia predicts Malaysian retail sales will contract by 3.9 per cent year-on-year in the first quarter of this year.

Dire retail sales in Mainland China a harbinger for rest of the world

Retail sales in Mainland China slumped by 20.5 per cent in the first two months of this year according to government figures – providing a glimpse of what lies ahead for retailers in other countries.

Lunar New Year timing boosts Singapore retail sales in January

Singapore retail sales in January rose by 0.6 per cent, but it will be another month until the effects of the growing coronavirus crisis is evident.

Hong Kong retail sales slump 21 per cent in January

Hong Kong retail sales slumped 21.4 per cent in January, further than the 19.4 per cent of December – but the worst is yet to come.

South Korean retail sales rise in January

South Korean retail sales rose in January based on an increased demand for holiday gifts and sanitation items.

Indonesian retail sales fell in December

Indonesian retail sales have witnessed a downturn despite festive season, according to a survey conducted by Bank Indonesia

Vietnam retail sales surge, but virus fears set to dull mood

Retail sales in Vietnam’s commercial capital Ho Chi Minh City were estimated at US$4.8 billion last month, up by 11.2 per cent year on year.

Hong Kong retail sales in December slump 19 per cent

Hong Kong retail sales in December slumped 19.4 per cent, a softer fall than November’s 23.7 per cent, but continuing the decline which began with the civil unrest after June.

Japan retail sales fall

Retail sales in Japan dropped 2.6 per cent year on year during December, according to data released by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.