Category: Market and Trade

Albania’s Top 5 Export Countries in 2018

Albania’s Top 5 Export Countries in 2018

TIRANA, January 17 Total trade in Albania goods exported in 2018 was Lek 310 billion. This was a increase of 13.7 percent compared to 2017 the Albanian Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) confirmed on its December 2018 Foreign Trade report. According to the data provided in...

Albania Exports Increase by 15% during Jan-Nov 2018

Albania Exports Increase by 15% during Jan-Nov 2018

TIRANA, December 17 Albania’s export values have marked a positive performance during January – November 2018. The most important Albanian exports for the 11 months of the year are oil, minerals, metals and spare parts while the apparel and footwear sector slowed due to Euro...

Albania-Turkey Sign New Trade Agreement

Albania-Turkey Sign New Trade Agreement

TIRANA, October 19 Turkey plans to increase its share of investments in Albania. A joint agreement between both countries was signed in the frame of the official visit of Foreign Minister of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu. The agreement foresees joint meetings of the Albanian and Turkish...

Maritime Passengers Transport Increased in January-August 2018

Maritime Passengers Transport Increased in January-August 2018

TIRANA, September 20 Maritime transport during January-August 2018 has seen significant growth compared to the same period of the previous year. According to the Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy (MIE), the number of embarked passengers during the eight-month period was 592,000 or 44,000 more compared...

EU Countries among Albania’s Top Trading Partners

EU Countries among Albania’s Top Trading Partners

TIRANA, September 17 Albania’s trade exchange with the European Union countries during the month of August account for 61.4 percent of the total foreign trade, the Institute of Statistics, INSTAT confirmed on its latest report. Based on the official data, the value of exports increased...