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Exports and Imports by commodities 1993-2013

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Open Data Albania has undertaken a research on import-exports to and from Albania over the past 20 years. Exports recorded a dynamic growth in 2013 reaching a maximum level since 1993. In 2013, exports recorded a growth of 15.6% year on year, reaching 246 billion All.


Source:INSTAT
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Source:INSTAT
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Source:INSTAT
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In end 2013, share of exports to imports recorded its highest value, 48%, confirming the recovery of domestic industry and its exports to foreign markets.


Source:INSTAT
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Analyzing data, two commodity groups have the largest weight and they have led to export increase, minerals, fuels, textiles and shoes. The third major commodity group, construction materials and metals declined on an annual basis. Exports of mineral fuels and energy rose 30.5% in 2013 versus 2012, marking 100 billion All.

The main reason of exports expansion of this commodity group is export of oil from the Canadian company, Bankers Petroleum. At the end of 2013, " Minerals , fuels and energy " account for 40 % of total exports increasing their dominance indomestic exports .

Textile and footwear sector has also increased in 2013. This commodity exports amounted to about 70 billion All at the end of 2013 , with an annual growth of 11.7 %, recovering from the difficult period of crisis , which led to the decline of orders from European markets . The weight of this group in total exports was 28% at the end of 2013. Metals and building materials exports fell 10% on an annual basis . At the end of 2013 they amounted to 36 billion All.

Exports of other commodities (which together occupy about 17% of total exports) recorded a positive performance in 2013, with annual expansion of 20%, driven by high sales of "wood and paper products" and "Food, drinks and tobacco" , anyway they remain lower related to total exports.



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