Category: Foreign Investments

Albania Offers Better Investment Opportunities, DIHA Says

Albania Offers Better Investment Opportunities, DIHA Says

TIRANA, May 8 Albania offers better investment opportunities compared to the last year, the annual survey of the German Industry and Trade Association (DIHA) confirms. Even though the survey findings were positive, there are negative factors that are keeping German investors away. According to the...

What Factors Hinder FDI Inflows to Albania?

What Factors Hinder FDI Inflows to Albania?

TIRANA, May 3 The legal system and property issues continue to affect the stock of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to Albania. This was confirmed by the recent index on Competitiveness in South Eastern Europe (SEE) by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). According...

Tourism and Agriculture Attract Czech Investors to Albania

Tourism and Agriculture Attract Czech Investors to Albania

TIRANA, February 22 Czech entrepreneurs are interested in investing in Albania especially in tourism and agriculture sectors. This was confirmed by representatives of Czech companies attended Albania-Czech republic business forum that was held on Wednesday in Tirana. This business forum aims at establishing and sustain...

How is Albania Attracting Foreign Investments?

How is Albania Attracting Foreign Investments?

TIRANA, February 13 The hitherto reforms were undertaken by the Albanian government and the strategic position of Albania as an entry gate to the Balkans and Eastern Europe are the reasons why the country attracted about 13 percent of foreign investments in the region. Foreign...

Albania Confident of Economic Take-off in 2018

Albania Confident of Economic Take-off in 2018

TIRANA, January 16 Foreign Direct Investment inflow (FDI) plays a major role in the economic development of Albania. So far, Devolli and the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) are the most important projects from foreign companies, but they are expected to be completed during this year....

China Is Eyeballing Investments in Key Sectors in Albania

China Is Eyeballing Investments in Key Sectors in Albania

TIRANA, November 30 The construction of the Blue Corridor is a key project that Albania is negotiating with Chinese company Pacific Construction while other projects in the banking sector, aviation and tourism are being taken into consideration, the Albanian section of China Radio International (CRI)...

Fiscal Incentives for Strategic Investors, Qato Says

Fiscal Incentives for Strategic Investors, Qato Says

TIRANA, October 31 All the investors that will obtain the Strategic Investor status will benefit income exclusion, reduced Value Added Tax (VAT) to six percent and infrastructure tax relief. These are a few of the facilitation measures that the Albanian government will undertake in order...