Short Term Retail Trade Statistics, Q4 2017

  • 21/03/2018

The Kosovo Agency of Statistics (KAS) has published "Short Term Retail Trade Statistics" for the quarterly period Q4 2017.

Based on the published data, we note that in the fourth quarter of 2017, compared with the previous quarter (Q3 2017), there was an increase in: Retail trade of IT and communication equipment in specialized stores (8.9%); Retail trade of fuel for vehicles in specialized stores (8.7%); Other retail sale of other goods in specialized stores (7.4%); Retail sale of foodstuffs, beverages and tobacco in specialized stores (5.5%); Retail sale of other household appliances in specialized stores (4.0%); Retail sale in non-specialized stores (3.5%); Retail trade not in stores, stalls or markets (0.8%); and there is no change in Retail trade of cultural goods and entertainment in specialized stores.

In the fourth quarter of 2017, compared to the fourth quarter of 2016, there has been an increase of: Retail trade of foodstuffs, beverages and tobacco in specialized stores (23.0%); Retail trade not in stores, stalls or markets (22.5%); Retail trade of fuel for vehicles in specialized stores (8.8%); Retail sale in non-specialized stores (6.8%); Retail sale of other household appliances in specialized stores (6.0%); and Retail trade of cultural and entertainment goods in specialized stores (4.2%).