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1 billion USD worth of investments, PM Rama announced ahead of the elections

By   /  30/01/2017  /  AL Finance, Albania, Finance  /  Comments Off on 1 billion USD worth of investments, PM Rama announced ahead of the elections

A few months before the holding of the 18 June general elections, the socialist PM, Edi Rama says that his government will soon start “a national program of 1 billion USD for reconstruction”. According to Mr. Rama, thanks to this new program and direct investments from the state budget “we will introduce a large volume […]

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An Albanian and regional viewpoint on the possible consequences of Brexit

By   /  28/10/2016  /  AL Finance, Albania, Finance, Headlines  /  Comments Off on An Albanian and regional viewpoint on the possible consequences of Brexit

Analysis/Governor of the Bank of Albania, Gent Sejko analyzes the economic developments in the country and compares them to the economies of the region and Europe and also analyzes their impact. He says that in spite of the unfavorable international situation, the Albanian economy has followed a positive trend. He predicts that the economy of […]

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IBNA Analysis/Albania’s economic performance

By   /  18/10/2016  /  AL Finance, Albania, Finance, Headlines  /  Comments Off on IBNA Analysis/Albania’s economic performance

Tirana, 18 October 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency Minister of Finance, Arben Ahmetaj analyzes the economic and financial performance in Albania, by offering a full picture of the 2015 developments. He says that the 2015 budget was the budget of the consolidation of the reforms undertaken by the Albanian government. “The 2015 budget reestablished macro economic […]

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Economic growth in Albania reaches a rate of 3,21%

By   /  11/10/2016  /  AL Finance, Albania, Finance, Headlines  /  Comments Off on Economic growth in Albania reaches a rate of 3,21%

Tirana, 11 October 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency In Albania, recent figures show that national economy has grown faster in the second quarter of the current year. Institute of Statistics says that in the period from April to June 2016, economy grew by 3,21%, as opposed to 2,96% in the first quarter. “Gross Domestic Product (GDP) […]

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World Bank: Economic growth in Kosovo is slow

By   /  27/09/2016  /  Business, Kosovo, XK Business  /  Comments Off on World Bank: Economic growth in Kosovo is slow

Pristina, 27 September 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota Economic growth in Kosovo has been projected to be 3,6% for 2016, while last year this growth was 3,9%. This was said during the presentation of the annual report of the World Bank for Kosovo. According to the report in question, until 2018, Kosovo’s economic […]

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The challenges of the Kosovo economy

By   /  26/05/2016  /  Business, Headlines, Kosovo, XK Business  /  Comments Off on The challenges of the Kosovo economy

Pristina, 26 May 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota Kosovo’s economy continued to face numerous problems in 2016. The high trade deficit, the lack of suitable tax policies and an unsuitable business environment are some of the problems that characterize this economy. Representatives of the international community and analysts in Pristina demand an action […]

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Opposition’s platform on economy, security and culture

By   /  08/02/2016  /  AL Politics, Albania, Politics  /  Comments Off on Opposition’s platform on economy, security and culture

Tirana, 8 February 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency The Democratic Party in Albania has continued its consultations about its governing project with prominent experts of different domains. The DP has presented its platforms on the domain of finance, social issues, national security and culture. According to the opposition, the reduction of taxes and employment are the […]

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Political instability is a negative message for foreign investors

By   /  20/10/2015  /  Business, Headlines, Kosovo, XK Business  /  Comments Off on Political instability is a negative message for foreign investors

Pristina, 20 October 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency Lack of political stability is damaging Kosovo’s economy. The blockade of institutions is a negative element for foreign investors. Experts of economic affairs told IBNA that the violence manifested in parliament seriously damages the image of Kosovo in the international domain. The head of the Kosovo Chamber of […]

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Albanian government says that economic indicators are positive

By   /  24/06/2015  /  AL Business, Albania, Business, Headlines  /  Comments Off on Albanian government says that economic indicators are positive

Tirana, 24 June 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency Ministry of Finance says that Albanian economy showed signs of improvement in 2014, registering positive growth figures, except for the third quarter. According to the ministry, the added value in the economy registered a 1.89% growth compared to 2013. Bardhi Sejdarasi from the ministry of Finance, says that […]

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