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Client services
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Client services

Albania offers good opportunities for foreign investments oriented in export according to various business services such as: Centers for client’s support Joint centers for data processing Technology information services Business regional centers The two first options provide better opportunities for the attraction of foreign investments because there is a  plenty of suitable and quailified Albanians...

Tourism
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Tourism

  Albania has yet to become a major tourist destination rivaling neighbors like Greece and Croatia although the country is characterized by numerous national parks, mountains, and protected nature reserves, ancient villages and ruins and a relatively well-preserved 450 kilometer-long coastline. Aside from its coastline, Albania is rich in a variety of lakes of different...

ICT outsourcing
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ICT outsourcing

The ICT sector is growing rapidly, making it one of the country’s most dynamic industries. In recent years government measures have been introduced through the Crosscutting Strategy of Information Society that aims to bring Albania up to speed in the digital age. Government legislation has liberalized the telecoms industry, bringing it into line with the...

Crude oil and gas
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Crude oil and gas

  Oil production in Albania began in 1928 and has continuously increased in the years following. The country is endowed with one of the largest onshore oil fields in Europe, Patos-Marinza. Albania has high on- and offshore oil bearing potential and offers good opportunities for oil and gas exploration via a favorable legislative framework aimed...

Mining sector
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Mining sector

Albania is rich in extractable mineral resources including chromium, copper, nickel and coal. The quality and quantity of chromium is particularly high and it is worth noting that prior to 1990 Albania was the world’s third-largest producer and is today the only European country with significant reserves of this mineral. The mining industry in Albania...

Energy/power generation
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Energy/power generation

  Albania relies almost entirely on hydropower generation to meet its rising electricity demand (comprising 98 percent of total energy production). The main priority of the Albanian government is for the country to become self-sufficient and be able to fulfill all of its energy needs. Eventually, the mid-term goal is to turn Albania into an...

Telecommunications
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Telecommunications

The largest and most important provider of fixed-line telephony in Albania is Albtelecom, the former state-owned national operator. In recent years, however, a growing number of alternative providers has been established and licensed by the Electronic and Postal Communications Authority (EPCA). As per data provided by EPCA, the alternative providers serve around 20% of subscribers...