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Albania Country Politics and Economics Report

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Politics


Political News


  • Incumbent president re-elected for fifth consecutive term as head of ...
  • Macedonian President Vetoes Albanian Language Legislation
  • Former Albania prime minister challenges incumbent football ...
  • Meta: Credibility, key word for new enlargement strategy
  • Gener2 to launch news channel in Albania in partnership with CNN
  • Two Italy-based skiers represent Albania at South Korea's Winter ...
  • President Sends Strong Message to Greece's Neighbors
  • Albanian Prime Minister claims Chams have property rights over ...
  • Is Albania Eastern Europe's answer to the Amalfi Coast?
  • Albanian PM insists Cham claims must be put on the table
  • Albanian dignitaries get warm welcome in Worcester
  • Albania anti-corruption protest sees thousands rally for government ...
  • Former Albania prime minister challenges incumbent football ...
  • Albania's c-bank keeps key interest rate unchanged at record low
  • Poor infrastructure holds back economic growth in Western Balkans
  • S&P affirms Albania at B+/B, outlook stable
  • European Commission: Albania's economic growth slowed down
  • Albanian minister of Economy: Economic growth in 2017, 3.9%
  • World Bank slightly lifts Albania's 2018 GDP growth projection
  • Albania central bank holds rate, promises stimulus
  • S&P affirms Albania at B+/B, outlook stable
  • Albanian 2017 growth beat expectations: FinMin
  • Albanian dignitaries get warm welcome in Worcester
  • Poor infrastructure holds back economic growth in Western Balkans
  • Public Infrastructure in the Western Balkans: A Highway to Higher ...
  • EU adopts "credible enlargement perspective" for W. Balkans
  • S&P affirms Albania at B+/B, outlook stable
  • Albanian 2017 growth beat expectations: FinMin
  • Albanian dignitaries get warm welcome in Worcester
  • Albanian dignitaries get warm welcome in Worcester
  • World Economic Forum: Inequality and poverty have increased in ...
  • Average Wealth in Croatia 147545 USD Per Capita
  • As African Immigration Has Grown, Education Level Has Declined
  • Europe's Growing Muslim Population
  • M&A deals totaled EUR 2.7 bln in Hungary last year
  • 'Digital should be a given for everyone, no matter where,' says ...
  • 60 pct of vegetables produced in Albania go to EU markets
  • Nearly 80 percent of Albanian products go to EU markets
  • Albania's trade with EU accounts for 66 pct of total exchanges
  • IMF Survey: Albania Needs Reforms to Counter Growth Slowdown
  • Albania's oil exports blocked due to closure of Petrolifera terminal
  • Albania's parliament approves 2018 budget
  • Albania posts lower-than-planned budget deficit in 2016
  • What Really Happened on Albania's Nuclear Ghost Island?
  • Tajikistan picks two for debut Eurobond
  • IMF Survey: Albania Needs Reforms to Counter Growth Slowdown
  • A Greek tragedy: the making of the Greek and Euro-Atlantic ruling ...

    Albania Leaders


    President


  • Incumbent president re-elected for fifth consecutive term as head of ...
  • Meta: Credibility, key word for new enlargement strategy
  • Former Albania prime minister challenges incumbent football ...

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Albanian opposition seeks resignation of parliament speaker
  • Democratic Party Seeks Resignation of Speaker of Parliament Ruçi
  • Albania, UNICEF ink MoU on better protection of children

    Prime Minister


  • Albanian Prime Minister claims Chams have property rights over ...
  • Albanian PM insists Cham claims must be put on the table
  • King meets German Chancellor, prime ministers of Lebanon ...

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Ukraine ready to consider possibility of talks on FTA with Albania ...
  • Albania pledges to plant 20.2 million trees till 2020
  • Albania, Macedonia to bolster cooperation on EU integration

    Minister of Economy


  • Albanian minister of Economy: Economic growth in 2017, 3.9%
  • Heavy rain brings floods to Albania, Macedonia; worker dies
  • Mogherini: Albania has outstanding commitment to integration

    Minister of Agriculture


  • EU, Albanian gov't to allocate 115 mln USD to back country's ...
  • 60 pct of vegetables produced in Albania go to EU markets
  • Albania pledges to plant 20.2 million trees till 2020

    Minister of Culture


  • Kosovo-Albania, joint activities on the 10th anniversary of ...
  • Mediterranea 18 Fails To Be Apolitical
  • Way paved for resolution of Greece, Albania disputes

    Minister of Defense


  • "Beginning of Greater Albania's end must happen in Kosovo"
  • Heavy rain brings floods to Albania, Macedonia; worker dies
  • Albania mulls plans to open more military bases to tourists

    Minister of Education


  • Albanian dignitaries get warm welcome in Worcester
  • Albanian FM intends to visit Ukraine on Feb 22-23
  • Way paved for resolution of Greece, Albania disputes

    Minister of Energy


  • TAP already in intensive stage of implementation – Albanian minister
  • Albanian Minister: TAP project is already in intensive stage of ...
  • USA-Albania to boost their cooperation in energy

    Minister of Finance


  • Heavy rain brings floods to Albania, Macedonia; worker dies
  • Albanian parl gives green light to talks on Vlora airport construction ...
  • Environmentalists protest as Albania approves second airport

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Mikser: Estonia supports Albania's aspirations to begin EU ...
  • Lithuania backs Albania's EU integration
  • Moscow calls out Albanian PM on "Greater Albania ambitions"

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Parents of Albanian ISIS 'Martyrs' Abandoned to Grief
  • The delimitation of maritime borders is in the best interest of both ...
  • January is the Longest Month

    Minister of Justice


  • Albania's 'War on Crime' Leaves 'Big Fish' Untouched
  • Albania anti-corruption protest sees thousands rally for government ...
  • Seeking sense: who could be interested in the murder of Oliver ...

    Minister of Health


  • Heavy rain brings floods to Albania, Macedonia; worker dies
  • Albania, Greece working on new strategic partnership: FM
  • Rama Hires Kosovo Ministers to Boost Albania's Status

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • TAP already in intensive stage of implementation – Albanian minister
  • Albanian Minister: TAP project is already in intensive stage of ...
  • Albania to build new road linking Albania, Macedonia

    Minister of Sports


  • Incumbent president re-elected for fifth consecutive term as head of ...
  • Former Albania prime minister challenges incumbent football ...
  • #UEFA dragged into controversy over possible re-election of ...

    Director of State Security Service


  • Saxena White PA Files New Securities Fraud Class Action ...
  • Feds Bust $530M Infraud Cybercrime Ring: 36 Global Indictments ...
  • King meets German Chancellor, prime ministers of Lebanon ...

    Chairman National Bank


  • NBU Council Chairman says IMF mission may arrive in Ukraine in ...
  • Transcript
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Sprightly Jobs Growth Anticipated

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Dacic calls on all UN SC memners to focus on compromise for Kosovo
  • First Regular Session of the Executive Board
  • 2017: The noteworthy: events and people

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Secretive firm pays US Republican lobbyists
  • Croats among Those Sanctioned by United States
  • Pope says fake news is satanic, condemns use in politics

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Who Are the 8 International Vetting Observers?
  • Turkey's destabilizing role in the Balkans and South East ...
  • Uhuru Kenyatta respects Kenya's election nullification, but warns ...

    Opposition


  • Albania opposition holds anti-government protest
  • Albania's opposition kicks off massive anti-gov't protest
  • Albania Re-elects Football Chief Amid Controversies

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Albania central bank holds rate, promises stimulus
  • S&P affirms Albania at B+/B, outlook stable
  • World Bank slightly lifts Albania's 2018 GDP growth projection
  • Albanian public debt shrinks to 71.5 pct of GDP in 2017
  • Albania's economy to grow by 3.9% in 2018, backed by FDI - Coface
  • TAP among major projects to support Albania's growth in 2018
  • Poor infrastructure holds back economic growth in Western Balkans
  • Albania's Trade Deficit Says It All
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    Investment

  • S&P affirms Albania at B+/B, outlook stable
  • Albanian 2017 growth beat expectations: FinMin
  • Albanian dignitaries get warm welcome in Worcester
  • Poor infrastructure holds back economic growth in Western Balkans
  • Public Infrastructure in the Western Balkans: A Highway to Higher ...
  • EU adopts "credible enlargement perspective" for W. Balkans
  • S&P affirms Albania at B+/B, outlook stable
  • Albanian 2017 growth beat expectations: FinMin
  • Albanian dignitaries get warm welcome in Worcester
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    Demographics

  • Albanian dignitaries get warm welcome in Worcester
  • World Economic Forum: Inequality and poverty have increased in ...
  • Average Wealth in Croatia 147545 USD Per Capita
  • As African Immigration Has Grown, Education Level Has Declined
  • Europe's Growing Muslim Population
  • M&A deals totaled EUR 2.7 bln in Hungary last year
  • 'Digital should be a given for everyone, no matter where,' says ...
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    Export/Import

  • 60 pct of vegetables produced in Albania go to EU markets
  • Nearly 80 percent of Albanian products go to EU markets
  • Albania's trade with EU accounts for 66 pct of total exchanges
  • IMF Survey: Albania Needs Reforms to Counter Growth Slowdown
  • Albania's oil exports blocked due to closure of Petrolifera terminal
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    Public Spending

  • Albania's parliament approves 2018 budget
  • Albania posts lower-than-planned budget deficit in 2016
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    Public Debt

  • What Really Happened on Albania's Nuclear Ghost Island?
  • Tajikistan picks two for debut Eurobond
  • IMF Survey: Albania Needs Reforms to Counter Growth Slowdown
  • A Greek tragedy: the making of the Greek and Euro-Atlantic ruling ...
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2017-05-08ALInflation Rate YoY APR0.0192.1% 0.0230
  • 2017 opens with 8,2% inflation
  • Inflation reached 7,3% in December
  • Downgrade not automatic – Shiimi
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    2017-05-03ALInterest Rate Decision 0.01251.25% 0.012500