Category: Businesses

Albanian Products Showcased at Fruit Logistica in Berlin

Albanian Products Showcased at Fruit Logistica in Berlin

TIRANA, February 7 Albanian exporters of fruit and vegetables are among the 3,239 exhibiting global players and small and medium-sized companies and organizations from 90 countries that are currently attending FRUIT LOGISTICA in Berlin. The three-day event is at the same time the world’s largest...

B2B on Green ICT Development Project to Take Place in Tirana

B2B on Green ICT Development Project to Take Place in Tirana

TIRANA, January 30 The Albanian capital with host the second B2B event within the framework of Green ICT deVElopment (GIVE) project in February. Clusters and SMEs from the field of smart green technologies, automotive and ICT sector will gather to present solutions, products, services, discuss...

BoA: Albanians Pessimistic about Economy in Q4, 2018

BoA: Albanians Pessimistic about Economy in Q4, 2018

TIRANA, January 8 The public perception of the economic conditions worsened for the third quarter in a row. The Bank of Albania (BoA) reported a 1.2 point decline in the economic performance index during the four quarter (Q4) of 2018. This index helps to measure...

Growing Mismatch between Education and Agriculture Jobs

Growing Mismatch between Education and Agriculture Jobs

Press Review TIRANA, 7 January The gap between jobs in Albania’s top sectors of economy and education is growing wider. The services and agriculture sectors contributed 66.5 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2017. Moreover, agriculture and services respectively contributed 42.4 and 38.2...

Gender Pay Gap Widening, still Lower than EU average

Gender Pay Gap Widening, still Lower than EU average

TIRANA, January 4 Gender pay equality is a major concern worldwide. Women in Albania earned on average 10.5 percent less than men in 2017.  Yet, compared to average gender pay gap across the European Union (EU), Albania shows lower rates. According to Eurostat, the difference...

Apple Farmers Suffering Losses due to Lack of Market

Apple Farmers Suffering Losses due to Lack of Market

TIRANA, January 3 Apple farmers in Voskop village, six km away from Korca, have not harvested their crops due to the lack of buyers. Farmer Xh. Shaholli said for Top Channel that he sold only ten percent of his annual apple crop while he stored...

How to Exchange Damaged Banknotes in Albania?

How to Exchange Damaged Banknotes in Albania?

TIRANA, December 26 It has happened to each of us at least once to get stuck with damaged, soiled, or torn banknotes that no one accepts. Instead of hoping that you can pass it to someone else without being noticed, you can do this. The...

Albanian-Kosovan Businesses Seek Removal of Obstacles

Albanian-Kosovan Businesses Seek Removal of Obstacles

TIRANA, December 20 The agreements signed between the Albanian and Kosovan governments have not been implemented so far. Business representatives from both countries raise issues related to various problems and obstacles that prevent trade growth between Albania and Kosovo. Even non-tariff barriers to trade hide...