Short Term Retail Trade Statistics, Q1 2018

  • 20/06/2018

The Kosovo Agency of Statistics (KAS) has published Short-term Retail Trade Statistics for the first quarter of 2018 (Q1 2018).

Based on the published data we notice that in Q1 2018, compared to Q4 2017, there is an increase in: Retail trade of IT and communication equipment in specialized stores (23.3%); Retail sale of food products, beverages and tobacco in specialized stores (19.8%); Retail sale of fuel for vehicles in specialized stores (7.7%); Retail sale in non-specialized stores (6.8%); Retail trade of cultural and entertainment goods in specialized stores (5.0%); Retail sale of other household appliances in specialized stores (0.6%).

As sales declined to: Retail trade not in stores, stalls or markets (-10.7%), and Retail trade of other goods in specialized stores (-8.1%).

Meanwhile, compared to Q1 2018 with Q1 2017, there was an increase in: Retail trade of food products, beverages and tobacco in specialized stores (44.2%); Retail trade of fuel for vehicles in specialized stores (20.3%); Retail sale of IT and communications equipment in specialized stores (14.4%); Retail sale in non-specialized stores (13.6%); Retail trade of cultural and entertainment goods in specialized stores (9.4%); Retail sale of other household appliances in specialized stores (9.2%); as well as Retail trade not in stores, stalls or markets (9.2%).

Whereas, the decrease was recorded at: Retail trade of other goods in specialized stores (-14.8%).

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