Imported inflation of consumer goods and its contribution to the national inflation

Author: Lorina Skufi, Enian Cela
Printed on: 17.10.2017
Production date: 17.10.2017
Material category : Not Periodic Publications / Working Papers
As a small open economy, Albania is thought to be prone to foreign inflationist influences. The increasing degrees of trade openness and exchanges would support such claim with imported inflation producing an impact on overall inflation. This paper attempts to quantify imported inflation for a selected sample of consumer goods representing 60% of the CPI basket.