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Inflation for 2016 in Albania is expected to reach 2,3%

By   /  21/12/2015  /  AL Finance, Albania, Finance, Headlines  /  Comments Off on Inflation for 2016 in Albania is expected to reach 2,3%

Tirana, 21 December 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency Average inflation for 2016 in Albania is expected to amount to around 2,3%, says the Bank of Albania in its latest report. It says that this level of inflation has a growing tendency, with the scope of bringing this indicator to the 3% target in 2018. Bank of […]

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Inflation marks a growing trend again

By   /  08/09/2015  /  AL Finance, Albania, Finance  /  Comments Off on Inflation marks a growing trend again

Tirana, 8 September 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency After a strong slowdown in July at a rate of 1,3%, inflation seems to have returned to a growing trend in August with 1,9%. The Institute of Statistics declared that the main cause of this growing inflation relates to the price of food products, which last month […]

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The projections of the Governor of the Bank of Albania for expected economic developments

By   /  06/03/2015  /  AL Finance, Albania, Finance, Headlines  /  Comments Off on The projections of the Governor of the Bank of Albania for expected economic developments

IBNA Analysis/In its recent meeting, the Oversight Committee of the Bank of Albania, discussed and approved the Interim Report of the Monetary Policy. The Committee analyzed current and projected inflation and other economic indicators. After three consecutive cuts made in the recent few months, the Committee decided to keep base interest rate unchanged at a […]

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IBNA Op-Ed/Deflation, price of oil and 2015…

By   /  12/01/2015  /  AL Finance, Albania, Finance, Headlines  /  Comments Off on IBNA Op-Ed/Deflation, price of oil and 2015…

By Zef Preci* Traditionally, negative inflation or deflation has been considered to occur as a result of the vicious cycle of economic slowdown. Currently, the Euro zone is facing a 0.2% deflation, which means that inflation is less than zero. EUROSTAT data indicate for a significant drop of the price of crude oil in the […]

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Temporary economic slowdown, says Bank of Albania

By   /  06/11/2014  /  AL Finance, Albania, Finance, Headlines  /  Comments Off on Temporary economic slowdown, says Bank of Albania

IBNA Special Report/Experts of the Oversight Committee of the Bank of Albania analyze the recent economic and monetary developments in the country. According to the Committee, the current monetary stance and financial conditions facilitate the return of inflation to its target in the medium term. Base interest rate continues to remain unchanged, at a rate […]

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Bank of Albania is optimistic about the economy of the country

By   /  31/07/2014  /  AL Finance, Albania, Finance, Headlines  /  Comments Off on Bank of Albania is optimistic about the economy of the country

IBNA Analysis/Governor of the Bank of Albania, Ardian Fullani talks about the monetary policy decision making of the Oversight Committee of the Bank of Albania. Why did the interest rate remain unchanged and how is the economic situation in the country. What are the forecasts for the upcoming period Tirana, July 31, 2014/Independent Balkan News […]

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Base interest rate in Albania drops to 3%

By   /  16/12/2013  /  AL Business, Albania, Business, Headlines  /  Comments Off on Base interest rate in Albania drops to 3%

Tirana, December 16, 2013/ Balkan Independent News Agency Base interest rate of the Albanian currency, Lek, drops to 3%, following the decision taken on Monday by the Watchdog Committee of the Bank of Albania to drop the base interest rate by 0.25%. The drop of the base interest rate is the second one within a few […]

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Economic growth in Albania is expected to be weak

By   /  28/11/2013  /  AL Finance, Albania, Finance, Headlines  /  Comments Off on Economic growth in Albania is expected to be weak

IBNA Op-Ed/Inflationist pressures in Albania will remain weak during the coming period. Economic growth is expected to remain weak and not generate inflationist pressures. This forecast reflects the preventing correcting fiscal effect expected for next year. Important inflation is also expected to be low.   By Ardian Fullani Governor of the Bank of Albania Annual […]

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Inflation in Romania at 1.9% in October

By   /  13/11/2013  /  Finance, RO Finance, Romania  /  Comments Off on Inflation in Romania at 1.9% in October

  Review by Christos T. Panagopoulos – Inflation rate in Romania came in at 1.9% in October, unchanged from the previous month. October was the first month to show the trends turn in food prices, as the annual rate moved to -1.4% from -1.7% in the previous month. Moreover, the CORE3 inflation metric slipped to […]

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Romania’s inflation forecast revised to 1.8% in 2013

By   /  11/11/2013  /  Finance, RO Finance, Romania  /  Comments Off on Romania’s inflation forecast revised to 1.8% in 2013

  Review by Christos T. Panagopoulos – The National Bank of Romania has revised the inflation forecast for this year from 3.1% down to 1.8%, and the figure for the end of 2014 from 3.1 to 3%. As for the first part of next year, the National Bank expects the inflation rate to reach a […]

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