The road to economic recovery: the evolution of COVID-19´s impact on consumption
In spring 2020, BBVA Research began to analyze the COVID-19 impact on consumption in its geographies thanks to the use of big data technologies. The aggregated and anonymized transactional data of the millions of transactions carried out with BBVA cards or registered in BBVA´s point of sales terminals are a very useful tool for monitoring the economic evolution of the different countries where the bank operates.
Total card consumption by country
Users can adapt BBVA Research's interactive graphics (which are optimized for PC desktop viewing) as follows:
In the graphs, you can choose the elements you want to analyze: country, sector of the economy, shopping channel (physical, online, ATMs, ...), etc. By clicking on each of the countries in the legends it allows you to hide or display them.
Within each graph, in the upper right menu, you can (from right to left): compare all the data for a specific time period or view them individually by series, place the values per axis of each series at any time time, reset axes, return to the entire graph from an interval, reduce or increase by zooming, move the graph, zoom in at a certain time interval (activating the magnifying glass, then clicking on an area of the graph and dragging the cursor to select the interval) or download the graph in image format.
The following is a month by month compilation of content that shows the economic recovery in Spain and the world: