Amount of foreign investments is increasing, says Minister of Economy

Amount of foreign investments is increasing, says Minister of Economy

Tirana, Albania
20 May 2016

The Albanian Minister of Economic Development, Milva Ekonomi, said in an interview that the number of foreign investments is increasing. The Minister said the tendency of foreign investments is positive, adding that due to the fight against the informality, the number of employees in foreign owned companies has increased by 33% since September 1st, 2015. Foreign investments are bringing a new working philosophy which is diverse, declared Ekonomi.

As for the tourism sector, Minister Ekonomi said the Ministry is working in having an attractive summer season this year and to increase more the number of tourists, compared to the last year. “We are completing the legal framework for this industry, in the framework of the “Law on Tourism”, approved in 2015,” said the Minister.

According to the Ministry of Economic Development and Tourism, statistics released by the World Tourism Organization say the number of new job vacancies that will open in the tourism industry during 2016 will be 5500.

News source/photo credits: ATA


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