Category: News

Events of the Week in Tirana

Events of the Week in Tirana

TIRANA, October, From youth conferences to bicycle auctions, here are the events of this week in the Albanian capital: Public Arts Conference The International Conference on Arts in Public Spaces with speakers from the Netherlands, Serbia, Kosova, Macedonia, Albania, and Canada. Visit us on October...

The Top 100 Most Profitable Albanian Companies

The Top 100 Most Profitable Albanian Companies

TIRANA, October 22 Concession companies, banks, and gambling companies were the most profitable businesses in Albania for 2017. Monitor magazine narrowed down the top 100 companies in Albania that are helping fuel market growth based on their profit margin. Based on the available data collected...

Bid Launched on Kuksi Airport Concessionary Contract

Bid Launched on Kuksi Airport Concessionary Contract

TIRANA, October 18 The Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy (MIE) declared open the participation in the tendering procedure for Kuksi Airport. All the interested subjects can submit their bids until December 10, 2018, at the Agency for Public Procurements. After the deadline, the Ministry will...

What Does Albania Export and How it Compares to the Region

What Does Albania Export and How it Compares to the Region

TIRANA, October 18 The top exported product from Albania during 2018 are shoes and oil, the Western Balkans Regular Economic Report confirms. In the meantime Macedonia exported chemical products and machinery spare parts, Bosnia and Herzegovina exported furniture and shoes, Montenegro exported aluminum products and...

Albania, First in the World for Ease of Hiring Foreign Labors

Albania, First in the World for Ease of Hiring Foreign Labors

TIRANA, October 17 Albania is the top performing country in the world in terms of ease of hiring foreign labors, the Global Competitiveness Report says. Albania jumped four places in the list of the global list of competitive nations based on the latest report issued...

Germania Low-Cost Airline Eyes Albania

Germania Low-Cost Airline Eyes Albania

TIRANA, October 11 Germania low-cost carrier decided considers entering the Albanian market. The news was confirmed for Monitor Magazine by the Chief Executive Officer of Tirana International Airport (TIA) Rolf Castro-Vasquez. So far the airline has not announced destinations or flights fees on its official...

Albania Tightens Gambling and Betting Regulations

Albania Tightens Gambling and Betting Regulations

TIRANA, October 9 The Albanian Council of Ministers has given its approval to a series of changes to the law on gambling that affects electronic gaming and sports betting. The new regulation that is expected to enter into force on January 1st, 2019 says that...

Six Companies Bid to Capture the Sun in Akerni’s Solar Power Plant

Six Companies Bid to Capture the Sun in Akerni’s Solar Power Plant

TIRANA, September 19 Six international companies that are interested in the construction of the solar power plant of Akerni submitted their bids to the Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy (MIE). The Ministry announced that the bids were opened and read in the presence of the...