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PM Edi Rama meets his Chinese counterpart and attends the World Economic Forum
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PM Edi Rama meets his Chinese counterpart and attends the World Economic Forum

The Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama attended the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, held in Tianjin, north China. During his official visit to Pekin, the Prime Minister has confirmed his participation in this forum by posting a photo in his Twitter official account. In his opinion, the WEF panel discussions were interesting by...

BiznesAlbania signs a memorandum with Dekra Akademie GmbH German company
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BiznesAlbania signs a memorandum with Dekra Akademie GmbH German company

On 4 September 2014, BiznesAlbania signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Dekra Akademie GmbH and with National Agency of VERT and Qualification to plan a future cooperation in the field of education, training and employment together with the companies focused on tourism sector. The aim of MoU is the implementation of the German dual system...

INSTAT: Prices and inflation increased during August 2014
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INSTAT: Prices and inflation increased during August 2014

The Institute of Statistics has published the report for August 2014, on the fluctuations in the country’s economy. According to the official data, the annual change of the consume prices’ index is 2%, while a year before this change was estimated to be only 1.2%. This is the preferred minimal level of the inflation, according...

The IMF delegation conclude visit in Albania
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The IMF delegation conclude visit in Albania

The International Monetary Fund delegation headed by Nadeem Ilahi, the fund’s mission chief for Albania, ended its two weekly visit in Albania on September 8th , after a scanning of public finances. During their stay in Tirana, the IMF delegation had meetings with high officials of several important institutions, such as officials of Ministry of Integration,...

Turkish investor Ahmet Calik awarded with the honorary title “Doctor Honoris Causa”
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Turkish investor Ahmet Calik awarded with the honorary title “Doctor Honoris Causa”

The University of Tirana awarded the “Doctor Honoris Causa” honorary title to Ahmet Çalik, the president of Çalık Holding company. Mr. Ahmet Çalık was awarded with the motivation “For special contribution and peerless insistence in the development of Albanian economy as well as for the evaluation and the continuous support of various universities in Albania....

More than 90 women employed through the “Employment Promotion Fund” in Fier
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More than 90 women employed through the “Employment Promotion Fund” in Fier

Minister of Social Welfare and Youth, Erion Veliaj, has visited a private garment company in Patos, funded by the Employment Promotion Fund. The Minister highlighted the fact that through this fund, the company has employed 91 women, living in Patos city. Veliaj said that employment is governments’ main priority, apart from the peoples’ political convinction....

Revocation of permissions for 90 subjects in the mining sector
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Revocation of permissions for 90 subjects in the mining sector

National Agency of Natural Resources has undertaken a control of the mining activity of several companies in the territory of Albania. This action has been followed so far by fines for all companies which didn’t respect the law, for not issuing periodical reports and for not depositing the guarantee for the rehabilitation of the environment....

Prices in the construction sector increased slightly, according to INSTAT
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Prices in the construction sector increased slightly, according to INSTAT

During the second trimester of 2014, prices in the construction sector increased slightly, according to the official report published by Insitute of Statistics. The change of the annual index in the construction sector is estimated to be 0.2%, based on the analysis made by the Construction Cost Index, considering that a year before this change...