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  • Nordmin to survey European Electric Metals' Skroska project in ...
  • Pope Francis: Albania, a land of ancient and glorious history
  • Ministers of Greece, Bulgaria, Albania and Macedonia meet in ...
  • Albania consign Ryan Giggs and Wales to embarrassing friendly ...
  • Albanian PM in Kosovo: Full economic liberalization between ...

    Finance


  • Improving economic cooperation with Albania
  • Albania sells 3 bln leks (24 mln euro) of 2-yr T-notes – table
  • Germany to provide 168 mln euro in grants, loans to back projects in ...
  • Albania to sell 3 bln leks (24 mln euro) of 2-year T-notes on Nov 22
  • Albania sells 2 bln leks (16 mln euro) of 5-yr T-notes – table

    Celebrities


  • Albania police: Fugitive pol seen in Hungarian Embassy car
  • Vatican celebrates Skanderbeg's year
  • The sooner I'm A Celebrity turns into Noel Edmonds' grouse party ...
  • Big Brother's big influence on the world of TV
  • Widow of slain gangster John Macris returns to Greece despite her ...

    Culture


  • Looters plunder Albania's sunken treasures
  • Pope Francis: Albania, a land of ancient and glorious history
  • 'Build it and they will come': Tirana's plan for a 'kaleidoscope ...
  • WWII Albanian Nationalist Leader Reburied with Honours
  • Dozens of Ancient Greek shipwrecks discovered looted off Albanian ...

    Criminal


  • 'Sophisticated' Albanian gangs linked to people trafficking surge in UK
  • Albanian Interior minister: Cyber crime is a great factor of risk for ...
  • UK: Human Trafficking Surge Linked to Albanian Gangs
  • Minister's Resignation Casts Light on Albania's Politics/Crime ...
  • Albania declares war on drug trade

    Religion


  • 'If Europe wants to survive, it has to work together': Former Austrian ...
  • The Interreligious Council of Albania receives human rights award
  • Albania's religious harmony endures in the face of new challenges
  • I don't have to be nice - this is great Serbian victory - FM
  • Albanian police seize stolen religious icons, coins

    Politics


  • Albania premier accuses president of violating constitution
  • Albania's president agrees to Parliament's gambling restrictions
  • Albanian President Talks about Security, Euro-Atlantic Integration to ...
  • Albania President Rejects New Interior Minister Appointment ...
  • Albanian president decrees law on gambling
  • Appointment of Albania's new chief spy decreed by president after ...
  • Albanian President Signs Newly Introduced Gambling Restrictions ...
  • Albanian journalist says Albania's PM Rama gave the go-ahead to ...
  • Albania premier accuses president of violating constitution
  • Macedonian Ex-PM Fled In Hungarian Diplomatic Car, Albanian ...
  • Macedonian ex-PM entered Albania illegally
  • Albanian protesters clash with police, injuring 12 officers
  • Albanian journalist says Albania's PM Rama gave the go-ahead to ...
  • Albania premier accuses president of violating constitution
  • Macedonian Ex-PM Fled In Hungarian Diplomatic Car, Albanian ...
  • Macedonian ex-PM entered Albania illegally
  • Albania needs to do more for sustainable, inclusive economic ...
  • EC lifts Albania's 2018 economic growth forecast to 4.1% - table
  • Albania passes 2019 budget, sees 4.3 pct GDP growth
  • Albanian economy on positive trajectory in 2018: central bank
  • EBRD lifts Albania's 2018 GDP growth forecast to 4%
  • Positive momentum gives grounds to expect further economic ...
  • Greece, Bulgaria, FYROM, Albania Meeting Kicks Off in Thessaloniki
  • FYROM, Greece and Albania meet to discuss cross border ...
  • Albania needs to do more for sustainable, inclusive economic ...
  • Norway supports Albania's maritime development
  • Albania's parliament approves 2019 draft budget on first reading
  • Albania should step up power sector reform – EBRD
  • EBRD lifts Albania's 2018 GDP growth forecast to 4%
  • TAP one of main contributors to overall investment in Albania: EBRD
  • 'Build it and they will come': Tirana's plan for a 'kaleidoscope ...
  • DALTON DELAN: Netflix's stream is now a river
  • 'No-deal Brexit could have implications for Albania, region,' EBRD ...
  • Reform fails to make Albania's new municipalities financially ...
  • South-East Europe needs zero-priced capital to boost growth
  • How economic integration can increase living standards in the ...
  • Soros-Backed Albanian Government Destroying Old Tirana For ...
  • Albania needs to do more for sustainable, inclusive economic ...
  • Norway supports Albania's maritime development
  • EC lifts Albania's 2018 economic growth forecast to 4.1% - table
  • Positive momentum gives grounds to expect further economic ...
  • Albanian electricity output quadruples in latest three months
  • 'No-deal Brexit could have implications for Albania, region,' EBRD ...
  • Is China's loss, India's gain? An examination of the US tariff war

  • Stronger national currency reduces Albania's public debt stock
  • What Really Happened on Albania's Nuclear Ghost Island?
  • IMF Survey: Albania Needs Reforms to Counter Growth Slowdown
  • A Greek tragedy: the making of the Greek and Euro-Atlantic ruling ...

    Albania Leaders


    President


  • Albania premier accuses president of violating constitution
  • Albanian President Talks about Security, Euro-Atlantic Integration to ...
  • Albania's president agrees to Parliament's gambling restrictions

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Ekweremadu heads to Albania for 2nd Session of Int'l Parliament for ...
  • Albanian President Talks about Security, Euro-Atlantic Integration to ...
  • Albanian President Discusses Security, Euro-Atlantic Integration at ...

    Prime Minister


  • Macedonian ex-PM entered Albania illegally
  • Macedonian ex-PM entered Albania illegally: police
  • Albanian journalist says Albania's PM Rama gave the go-ahead to ...

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Court of Appeals confirms acquittal of Kosovo Deputy Prime Minister ...
  • Kosovo sets tariffs on Serbia, Bosnia as ties strain
  • Kurz: Stability of Europe depens on W.Balkans

    Minister of Economy


  • Ministers of Greece, Bulgaria, Albania and Macedonia meet in ...
  • Austria grants 900000 euro to back vocational education in Albania ...
  • Germany to provide 168 mln euro in grants, loans to back projects in ...

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Turkey to help Albania in flood disaster management
  • Albania to open first call for applications for IPARD II funding on Nov ...
  • Albanian Foreign Minister visits Kazakhstan

    Minister of Culture


  • WWII Albanian Nationalist Leader Reburied with Honours
  • Death In Northern Epirus
  • Kazakhstan and Albania set to scale up cooperation

    Minister of Defense


  • Defense budget of Albania for 2019 to rise to 1.25 pct of GDP
  • President-PM debate on Albania's new MoI persists, as Meta ...
  • NATO "Tomahawk Patrolling" in north-east Latvia

    Minister of Education


  • Austria grants 900000 euro to back vocational education in Albania ...
  • Albanian Durres port to become strategic point of freight transport ...
  • Macedonia, Greece say progress made on school books talks

    Minister of Energy


  • India Power wins Albania's large-scale solar tender
  • Ministers of Greece, Bulgaria, Albania and Macedonia meet in ...
  • Albanian Durres port to become strategic point of freight transport ...

    Minister of Finance


  • Improving economic cooperation with Albania
  • Albania reports lowest unemployment rate in 10 years: minister
  • Germany to provide 168 mln euro in grants, loans to back projects in ...

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Deputy Foreign minister Dralo: Agreements such as the Prespes ...
  • Albanian Minister of Foreign Affairs makes first official visit to ...
  • Ministers of Greece, Bulgaria, Albania and Macedonia meet in ...

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Albanian PM Pushes Self-Appointment Of Minister After President ...
  • Nikola Gruevski: Mystery over how Macedonia ex-PM escaped
  • MEP Theocharous exchanged European values for extremism: expert

    Minister of Justice


  • Albania's interior minister Xhafaj resigns
  • The EU's Own Experts Did Not Recommend Vetting
  • Tirana Connectivity Forum wraps up with the focus on Berlin ...

    Minister of Health


  • Albania launches campaign against violence
  • Cerar to travel to Albania with strong business delegation
  • Albania passes 2019 budget, sees 4.3 pct GDP growth

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Albanian Durres port to become strategic point of freight transport ...
  • Ministers of Greece, Bulgaria, Albania and Macedonia meet in ...
  • Albanian Foreign Minister visits Kazakhstan

    Minister of Sports


  • Albania Bans Sports Betting and Gambling
  • Albania passes legislation banning sports activities betting, on-line ...
  • Israel's unhealthy mix of sports and politics

    Director of State Security Service


  • Albanian President Talks about Security, Euro-Atlantic Integration to ...
  • Appointment of Albania's new chief spy decreed by president after ...
  • Why is this Iranian regime change cult building a base … in Albania?

    Chairman National Bank


  • DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to Dec 28
  • DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to Dec 18
  • The mystery over an Israeli plane allegedly landing in Islamabad

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • At UN After Albania Disassociates from OIC on LGTBi Some Others ...
  • In UN Rakhine Limerick Without Rohingya No Answers on ...
  • On Albania IMF Cites De-Euroization and Shift of Bank Ownership ...

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Photos: Today in History: Nov. 21
  • Court hearing and rally for Albanian immigrant in sanctuary in ...
  • Photos: Today in History: Nov. 25

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Photos: Today in History: Nov. 18
  • IBNA interview with former minister and socialist MP, Prof. Elmaz ...
  • Brett Kavanaugh Confirmation Battle Tests Supreme Court's Chief ...

    Opposition


  • Albanian Police Clash With Protesters Over House Demolitions
  • Albania: Politicians may also undergo vetting
  • Albin Kurti: Kosovo rebel who dreams of being PM

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Albania passes 2019 budget, sees 4.3 pct GDP growth
  • IMF advises Albania to cut budget deficit further
  • EBRD lifts Albania's 2018 GDP growth forecast to 4%
  • Albania's parliament approves 2019 draft budget on first reading
  • Albanian govt approves 2019 draft budget targeting 1.9%/GDP gap
  • Albania towards the EU – A journey of hope and challenges
  • Joint venture with Italy's Snam to maintain TAP's Albania section
  • Albania sets optimistic growth targets, offers incentives ahead of ...
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    Investment

  • Albania needs to do more for sustainable, inclusive economic ...
  • Norway supports Albania's maritime development
  • Albania's parliament approves 2019 draft budget on first reading
  • Albania should step up power sector reform – EBRD
  • EBRD lifts Albania's 2018 GDP growth forecast to 4%
  • TAP one of main contributors to overall investment in Albania: EBRD
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    Demographics

  • 'Build it and they will come': Tirana's plan for a 'kaleidoscope ...
  • DALTON DELAN: Netflix's stream is now a river
  • 'No-deal Brexit could have implications for Albania, region,' EBRD ...
  • Reform fails to make Albania's new municipalities financially ...
  • South-East Europe needs zero-priced capital to boost growth
  • How economic integration can increase living standards in the ...
  • Soros-Backed Albanian Government Destroying Old Tirana For ...
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    Export/Import

  • Albania needs to do more for sustainable, inclusive economic ...
  • Norway supports Albania's maritime development
  • EC lifts Albania's 2018 economic growth forecast to 4.1% - table
  • Positive momentum gives grounds to expect further economic ...
  • Albanian electricity output quadruples in latest three months
  • 'No-deal Brexit could have implications for Albania, region,' EBRD ...
  • Is China's loss, India's gain? An examination of the US tariff war
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    Public Debt

  • Stronger national currency reduces Albania's public debt stock
  • What Really Happened on Albania's Nuclear Ghost Island?
  • 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