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Albanian textile exports have increased, Poland the new destination
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Albanian textile exports have increased, Poland the new destination

Albanian textile exports are flourishing since it is noticed an increase in exports during the first month of this year. According to the official data published by INSTAT (Albanian Institute of Statistics), textile exports and their products, increased by 29percent on an annual basis in the January-April period during 2014, compared to the same period...

Germany to support Albania in vocational training programme
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Germany to support Albania in vocational training programme

Germany will help Albania in the reformation of the education and vocational training system in a short time. During his stay in Germany, the Albanian Minister of Social Welfare and Youth Erion Veliaj signed a collaboration agreement with the  Institute for Education and Vocational Training in Land, Hamburg and the German office for International Collaboration...

Bio products, a strong point of Albania’s market
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Bio products, a strong point of Albania’s market

Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Water Management, Edmond Panariti visited Kashari’s farmers that have implemented solar greenhouses in this area. Panariti expressed his full support for these farmers and promised new funding projects at about 60%-70% of the construction costs for these solar greenhouses. He emphasized the high importance of Bio products, and encouraged...

EU Commissioner Stefan Fule: Albania won the EU candidate status
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EU Commissioner Stefan Fule: Albania won the EU candidate status

After several attempts and the implementation of many reforms, Albania has finally become a European Union candidate state on June 24, 2014, aiming to become an EU member state in the upcoming years. Ministers from the EU Member States have agreed to grant the EU candidate status to Albania, as recommended by the European Commission....

European Commission progress-report: Albanian economy is recovering
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European Commission progress-report: Albanian economy is recovering

The European Union (EU) has evaluated the progress that Albania’s economy has made during this year and the performance of fiscal administration, especially that of customs. The progress-report for Albania highlights that the incomes have increased due to the high amount of taxes collected and of the good performance Customs Directory during their activity. The...

New investments in Durresi railway system
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New investments in Durresi railway system

Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Edmond Haxhinasto inspected the service basis of mobile vehicles in the sector of railways near Durresi beach. According to him, this sector still faces many problems but a lot of work is underway to improve the railway’s infrastructure and that some segments of it can be given for utilization based...

New Customs Code, reduction of procedures of businesses
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New Customs Code, reduction of procedures of businesses

Albanian Committee of Economy presented the new Customs Code and according to Minister of Finance Shkelqim Cani, this new programme will reduce procedures of businesses in relation to their collaboration with Customs Directory. After the implementation of these measures,  said Minister Cani, the communication process between  Customs and businesses will be made only in the online...

Prime Minister Rama in Berlin: Albania deserves the candidate status
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Prime Minister Rama in Berlin: Albania deserves the candidate status

Prime Minister of Albania, Edi Rama had a visit in Berlin, Germany, invited by “Friedrich Ebert” foundation. During this visit he declared that Albania has already fulfilled all the requests made by European Union and that Albania now deserves to win the candidate status. He added that candidate status is like an “antidepressive pill” for...

Strong security measures in public beaches
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Strong security measures in public beaches

Albania’s Council of Ministers has declared that the 28 public beaches of Albania will be subject to strong security measures during the summer season and various cleanliness measures. They have also specified the kinds of water sports that will be allowed in these beaches, as following: dipping (in certain water areas); parachute jump, parasailing, surfing;...

Bio products fair held in Tirana
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Bio products fair held in Tirana

Tirana Municipality organized the fair of bio products at the “Vellezerit Frasheri” square, with the purpose to raise the awareness of the costumers for the way how they eat and the high importance that bio products have for they. The activity gathered various businessmen and citizens. Vice Mayor Nevila Xhindi declared that the lack of the...