The number of new enterprises opened in Albania per year has increased in high number, as shown by a latest report published by INSTAT. During 2014, the number of new active enterprises was 17.377 according to official statistics published by the Institute of Statistics.
“Albania in figures, 2014” report shows that 34.4% of the new enterprises exercise their activity in “trade” group, while only 2,2 % of them exercise activity in “construction” group. Based on the report, the total number of active enterprises at the end of 2014 was 112.537.
Enterprises of foreign ownership comprise 4.7% of the total number of enterprises for 2014, while the majority of foreign owners are of Italian origin (43.2%). According to calculations of INSTAT, the percentage of new established companies per 2014 was 15%. Speaking in gender based terms, only 5385 new enterprises are owned by females.
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