On August 2015 the exports decreased by 17.6 % compared with August 2014 and 32.1 % compared with July 2015..
The imports in May 2015 decreased by 10.3 % compared with August 2014 and 23.6 % compared with July 2015.
This month the trade deficit is 25 billion lekë signing an decrease by 5.0 % compared with August 2014 and 17.2 % compared with July 2015.
During the second quarter of 2015, youth (aged 15-29) labour force participation rate is 43.4 %. Youth employment rate is 28.6 %.
In the second quarter 2015, Producer Price Index reached 101.8 % compared with base year 2010. (2010 = 100).
The annual change of index is -1.2 %.
Quarterly change of Index is +0.3 %.
In the second quarter 2015, Construction Cost Index (for Dwellings)
reached 102.4 % versus the first quarter 2011. (First quarter 2011=100).
The annual change of Construction Cost Index (for Dwellings) is 0.4 % and the quarterly change of the CCI for dwellings is 0.3 %.
In the second quarter 2015, the value of turnover index volume increased 3.4 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 6.2 percent compared with the same quarter of 2014.
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the second quarter of 2015 in volume
terms has increased by 2.53 % compared with the second quarter of 2014. As for changes to the preceding quarter, the indicator of Gross Domestic Product increased by 0.23 % compared with the first 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 September arrived 118,9 % considerate December 2007 as base period.
In September 2015 the annual rate of consumer price is 2.2 %.
A year before the annual rate was 1.5 %.
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