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Olive production is at low levels this year
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Olive production is at low levels this year

The production of olive has decreased lately about 2.5 times less than a year before. Despite the natural conditions, during the last year the production of olive was in low levels, as well as the production of olive oil. After the publication of the official data of farmers’ associations, Tirana has been detected as the...

New strawberries farm inagurated in Lushnje
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New strawberries farm inagurated in Lushnje

As new investments in agriculture sector have increased, a new investment scheme is being implemented lately, the public-private partnership in funding and encouraging farmers to open new businesses. Minister of Agriculture, Rural development and Water Management Edmond Panariti visited a new strawberries farm in Grabian, Lushnje. He said that, “this is one of the first...

Twinning project between Albanian Customs and EU Customs concluded
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Twinning project between Albanian Customs and EU Customs concluded

Albanian Customs concluded the twinning project with European Customs as announced during a closing conference. The acting head of the Delegation of the European Union to Albania Clive Rumbold was present at the conference and declared that the modernization of Customs system is important in fighting crime and corruption. “We firmly support Albanian Customs for...

Ministry of Finances: 0% VAT applied for many services and subjects
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Ministry of Finances: 0% VAT applied for many services and subjects

Albanian government has published the latest changes on VAT law for various services and subjects. According to the new law of VAT which was introduced at the Parliamentary Committee of Economy by Minister of Finances Shkelqim Cani, the following subjects/services are free from VAT: national postal service, health service and medicaments, educational service, insurances and...

From Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia to Pope Francis visit
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From Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia to Pope Francis visit

This is not an original article of invest-in-albania.org. You may read the original one by clicking here.   On September 21st, the Pope is scheduled to travel to Albania. He made the surprise announcement during a Sunday Angelus. POPE FRANCIS (June 15th) “With this brief trip, I want to strengthen the faith of the Church in Albania. I...

Who can enter Albania without a Visa?
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Who can enter Albania without a Visa?

This is a list of countries whose citizens can  enter in the Republic of Albania without a visa and the required documentation they should provide to Albanian authorities in border crossing points STATE WITH PASSPORT WITH ID CARD Andorra X Argentina X Armenia* X Australia X X Austria X X Azerbaijan* X Belgium X X...

Restaurants and hotels need to certify their lists of products
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Restaurants and hotels need to certify their lists of products

According to the new rules announced by Albanian Taxation Office henceforth all hotels and restaurants located in the touristic areas of the country will have to certify their list of prices for all the products their offer for their clients. The list of prices will be certified by Taxation Office and National Agency of Tourism....

Prime Minister Rama: Exports in agriculture increased by 30%
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Prime Minister Rama: Exports in agriculture increased by 30%

Prime Minister Edi Rama took part in the opening of new offices of the Agency for Agricultural and Rural Development, an agency that works to strenghten the Albania – European Union collaboration and in attracting Eu funds regarding to agricultural development. According to Prime Minister Rama, in the first five months of this year exports increased by...

Minister of Economic Development: Government supports young entrepreneurs
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Minister of Economic Development: Government supports young entrepreneurs

During the presentation of a new program for Albanian entrepreneurs known as “Erasmus, the promotion of entrepreneurship in youth”, Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Entrepreneurship Arben Ahmetaj, emphasized the importance of new entrepreneurs for a rapid economic growth by considering them missionaries of the economic growth. “Now that Albania is an European Union candidate...

Albanian products on the menu
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Albanian products on the menu

The Minister of Agriculture, Edmond Panariti, asked restaurant owners to increase the presence of Albanian goods, by reserving a special page on the menu. “It is the right of our consumers to have Albanian products as an offer in a special page. We are creating a consolidated tradition for the Albanian products”, Panariti declared. The Minister...