Albania Higher Food Expenditures than Some EU Countries
Albanian Daily News
Published September 22, 2017
Albanians have spent more on food during August than any other month of 2017.
According to Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) the increase of food expenditures was accompanied even with a higher prices for the products.
Referring to the INSTAT data, Albaina ranks on the fifth place for the highest prices for food, leaving behind even EU countries as Italy and Greece.
The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices includes estimates of domestic expenditures by Albanian households as well as visitors, unlike the consumer price index, which covers only Albanian private expenditures carried out both inside and outside the Albanian territory.