Short Term Retail Trade Statistics, Q1 2017

  • 22/06/2017

Kosovo Agency of Statistics (KSA) has published "Quarterly Retail Trade Statistics" for the period Q 2017.

The results of this research show the performance in retail trade in quarterly periods.

Thus, according to published data, we notice that in the first quarter of 2017, compared with the fourth quarter of 2016, there is an increase of: Retail sale in non-specialized stores 0.3%, Retail sale not in stores, stalls or markets 0.1%. Whereas there were no significant change compared to the previous period at: Retail sale of foodstuffs, beverages and tobacco in specialized stores, Retail sale of IT and communication equipment in specialized stores and Retail trade of cultural and entertainment goods in specialized stores.

The decrease has been due to: Retail sale of fuel for specialized stores (2.6%), Retail sale of other household appliances in specialized stores (2.4%), Retail trade of other goods in specialized stores (1.1%).

In the first quarter of 2017, compared with the first quarter of 2016, there is a growth of: Retail sale of cultural goods and entertainment in specialized stores 29.4%, Retail sale of foodstuffs, beverages and tobacco in specialized stores 24.3%, Retail sale of other household appliances in specialized stores 15.1%, Retail sale of information and communication equipment in specialized stores 14.1%, Retail sale not in stores, stalls or markets 13.6%, Retail sale In non-specialized stores 13.3%, as well as Retail sale of fuel for vehicles in specialized stores has increased by 10.9%.

The only drop was in the Retail sale of other goods in specialized stores (0.9%).

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