On February 2016 the value of exports was 18 billion lekë, decreasing by 4.5 % compared with February 2015 and increasing by 7.2 % compared with January 2016.
The value of imports in February 2016, was 42 billion lekë, increasing by 6.8 % compared with February 2015 and 19.1 % compared with January 2016.
This month the trade deficit is 24 billion lekë signing an increase
by 16.9 % compared with February 2015 and 29.6 % compared with January 2016.
During the fourth quarter of 2015, youth (aged 15-29 years) labour force participation rate is 45.9 % and youth employment rate is 31.1 %.
In the fourth quarter 2015, Producer Price Index reached 99.6 % compared with base year 2010. (2010 = 100).
The annual change of index is -2.3 %
Quarterly change of index is -1.8 %.
In the third quarter 2015, Construction Cost Index (for Dwellings) reached 102.5 % versus the first quarter 2011. (First quarter 2011=100).
In the third quarter 2015, the annual change of Construction Cost Index (for Dwellings) is 0.4 %. In the same period of year 2014, this change was 0.5 %.
In the third quarter 2015, the value of turnover index volume increased 7.8 percent compared with the same quarter of the previous year. Whereas, in the group of Retail trade without including the retail sales of motor fuel, this index increased 15.1 percent compared with the same quarter of 2014.
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the third quarter of 2015 in volume terms has increased by 2.98% compared with the third quarter of 2014.
As for changes to the preceding quarter, the indicator of Gross Domestic Product increased by 0.94% compared with the second quarter of 2014.
The population of Albania on January 1st is 2,893,005 inhabitants,
compared to the population of 2014 there is a decrease of 2,942 inhabitants.
The sex ratio of this population is 102.1 males for 100 females. The median age of the population of Albania on January the 1st
2015 is 35 years.
112,537 enterprises are active at the end of 2014.
This year are 1,454 active enterprise more than 2013.
28.5 % of enterprises owned/managed by female.
55.4 % of foreign and joint enterprises have origin from Italy and Greece.
Electric power derived from all sources, during 2014 decreased 0.8
percent compared with 2013. The domestic production of electric power represents 60.6 percent of the total quantity of available
Consumer Price Index in February 2016 arrived 102.0 % considerate December 2015 as base period.
In February 2016 the annual rate of consumer price is 0.2 %. A year before the annual rate was 2.3 %.
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