EBRD and Albania to boost local currency finance
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EBRD and Albania to boost local currency finance

The EBRD and Albania are joining forces to boost local currency lending in the country, supporting small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) by offering an alternative to foreign-currency financing.…

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Xander Vermeulen Windsant at SHARE Tirana 2018
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Xander Vermeulen Windsant at SHARE Tirana 2018

Embassy of the Netherlands in Albania supported SHARE Tirana 2018, the International Architecture and Engineering Forum – an event co-organized by “Shoqata e Arkitekteve te Shqiperise”. The Dutch…

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Contract between the government of Albania and Dutch-British Petroleum Company Shell
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Contract between the government of Albania and Dutch-British Petroleum Company Shell

The first production sharing contract between the government of Albania and Dutch-British Petroleum Company Shell was signed at a ceremony in Berat by the Albanian Minister of Energy…

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EBRD increases risk sharing facility for Intesa Sanpaolo Bank Albania
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EBRD increases risk sharing facility for Intesa Sanpaolo Bank Albania

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development said on Monday it signed an agreement to increase its existing risk sharing facility for Intesa Sanpaolo Bank Albania to 50…

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Albania’s Contribution to WTO Budget
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Albania’s Contribution to WTO Budget

Albania has become a member of WTO since 8 September 2000. Bulgaria accessed WTO in 1996, Greece, Turkey and Romania in 1995, Macedonia in 2003 and Montenegro in…

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The expert B. Fischer- The history of World War II in Albania
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The expert B. Fischer- The history of World War II in Albania

Bernd Fischer is an expert in Albanian history. He held an open lecture on methodology and myths in historic research at the Faculty of History and Philology. The…

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Tourism: direct flights from Albania to Israel as of 4/13
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Tourism: direct flights from Albania to Israel as of 4/13

As of 13 April this year, there will be direct flights between Tirana and Tel Aviv, twice a week. This was confirmed during the meeting that the Albanian…

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Albania’s EU-harmonised annual inflation slows down in January
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Albania’s EU-harmonised annual inflation slows down in January

Albania’s annual harmonised index of consumer prices (HICP) fell to 1.7% in January, from 2.4% in December, the country’s statistical office, INSTAT, said on Friday. The strongest upward…

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A panel discussion with Carl Bildt – Western Balkans’ EU -perspective.
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A panel discussion with Carl Bildt – Western Balkans’ EU -perspective.

Carl Bildt is former Swedish Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs. This week, Bildt visited Albania and Kosovo in his capacity as Co-chair of the Board of…

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New Albanian Legislation Focuses on Boosting FDI, Tourism
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New Albanian Legislation Focuses on Boosting FDI, Tourism

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Albania surpassed 1 billion US dollars in 2017, and country’s prime minister Edi Rama expects further growth in 2018. Thanks to pro-business reforms…

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