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Albania's annual retail sales growth accelerates in Q1 – table

Albania's annual retail sales growth accelerates in Q1 – table New Bazaar, Tirana, Albania

TIRANA (Albania), June 18 (SeeNews) – Albania's retail sales increased by a real 3.2% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2019, following an annual rise of 2.6% in the previous quarter, the country's statistical office, INSTAT, said on Tuesday.

On a quarterly comparison basis, retail sales edged up 0.1% in the January-March period, after dropping 0.1% in the previous quarter, INSTAT said in a statement.

Following are details of Albania's retail trade turnover by main categories (y/y pct change, real):

  Q1'19 Q4'18
Retail trade 3.2 2.6
Retail trade, except retail sale of automotive fuel 3.5 2.6
Retail sales of motor fuel 2.3 2.8

Source: INSTAT

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