Sales in shopping centers they crashed 18.6% in October and in supermarkets they have reduced 10%, in multi-year measurements, with which they reached the fourth consecutive month of negative trend, which in turn were the strongest in that period, reports Indec. Private sources expect that the return on consumption will be held only in April 2019.
According to the agency, sales in October totaled 3,669.6 million songs at constant prices in shopping centers, while in supermarkets, a total of 24,987.4 million were purchased.
Inflation process, devaluation and economic recession They affect the level of power consumption in supermarkets and purchases. In supermarkets, the following results were recorded: July, with a low percentage of 2.8%; August, 4.1%; September, 7.9% and October, 10%.
Although the government expects this month, due to holidays, spending will recover a bit, sources of commercial banks have there will be no positive signs until April in numbers buying.
In the case of shopping centers, the falls in the last four months in the yoy measurements were as follows: July, with a gain of 2.5%; August, 4.3%; September, 15.1% and October 18.6%.
Sales in large shopping centers measured at nominal current prices in October reached a total of $ 6,648.5 million, an increase of 16.6% compared to the same month of the previous year.
In supermarkets, sales at current prices amounted to $ 43,388.4 million, with an increase of 33.7% compared to the same period in 2017. According to Indec, the research of shopping centers consists of a panel of 37 shopping shopping; 19 are located in the autonomous city of Buenos Aires; the remaining 18, at 24 games in Greater Buenos Aires.
Shopping centers have 3,020 stores, of which 90.1% are active and sells, while 1.9% corresponds to another category, which consists of legal studies, medical offices or other activities other than jobs at a commercial establishment. . On the other hand, the remaining 8% remains inactive because it is available for rent, renovation or other reasons for temporary closure.