Retail Trade Statistics, Q2 2018

  • 19/09/2018

The Kosovo Agency of Statistics (KAS) has published "Retail Trade Statistics" for the second quarter of 2018 (Q2 2018).

In the second quarter of 2018 (Q2 2018), compared with the first quarter of 2018 (Q1 2018), the decrease has been observed in: Retail sale of food products, beverages and tobacco in specialized stores 11.9%; Retail sale of other household appliances in specialized stores for 10.5%; Retail sale of other goods in specialized stores for 9.8%; Retail trade of fuel for vehicles in specialized stores for 9.0%; Retail trade in specialized stores for 8.2%; Retail trade of cultural and entertainment goods in specialized stores for 3.5%; as well as Retail trade not in stores, stalls or markets for 3.2%.

However, during this quarter the decrease has been observed only in the Retail trade of IT and communications equipment in specialized stores (-11.4%).

Compared the second quarter of 2018 (Q2 2018) to the second quarter in 2017 (Q2 2017), an increase has been observed to: Retail sale of food products, beverages and tobacco in specialized stores (40.5%); Retail trade not in stores, stalls or markets (33.7%); Retail trade of fuel for vehicles in specialized stores by (29.6%); Retail sale of IT and communications equipment in specialized stores (22.2%); Retail sale of other household appliances in specialized stores (18.3%); Retail sale in non-specialized stores (16.4%); Retail trade of cultural and entertainment goods in specialized stores (11.7%); as well as Retail trade of other goods in specialized stores (7.9%).