Albanians Save on Foods for Home Appliances
Albanian Daily News
Published December 26, 2017
The Albanian citizens seem to be prone to spend more for the purchase of various home appliances, PC or laptops that to buy food products despite the currently high level of poverty.
The recently released data of the Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) show that the third trimester of 2017 the food and drinks retail sale increased by only 1.7% compared to the same period of the past year, while the non-food goods purchase went up by 4.5%.
Likewise, the home appliances retail and various computer devices went up during the 2nd trimester, respectively with 6.1% and 16.7%.
This tendency is expected to be confirmed even in the fourth semester considering the fact that this period of time coincides with Christmas and New Year. Albanians seem to be more willing to spend for various home appliances during this period of the year.