Although more than two weeks have passed since the end-of-year holidays, the prices of basket products remain high.
In Elbasan in central Albania, citizens complain about rising fruit and vegetable prices.
In particular retirees say they cannot afford them, while traders justify themselves by saying that high prices come as a result of imports.
Every year-end, Albanian citizens face rising prices, especially those of traditional holiday products.
But it seems that prices are unlikely to fall even in the first two months of the year, making the situation more difficult, especially for the poorest strata of the population.