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Consumtion increased significantly during Holidays
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Consumtion increased significantly during Holidays

Albanian citizens have increased consuming and the flow of shopping for food products during this period of time, on the eve of the New Year 2015. Ministry of Agriculture has suggested to all traders that prices must remain stable and consistent, in order to avoid unfair competition and abuses. The increase of consumption, according to...

New model of quality certificates starting from January 1, 2015
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New model of quality certificates starting from January 1, 2015

From January 1 2015, Albania will use a new model of certificates of origin for Albanian products which get exported to foreign markets. Sources from the Ministry of Agriculture informed that the new model features more security elements for products “Made in Albania”. Albanian authorities took this measure immediately after the embargo that Russia put on Albanian...

Outsourcing companies and the manufacturing sector affected in the economic growth in 2014
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Outsourcing companies and the manufacturing sector affected in the economic growth in 2014

In  2013, sectors that increased their number of employees where the manufacturing industry, telecommunication and client services. The industrial sector is leaded by the manufacturing industry, textiles and shoes which work with ordered raw materials as well as outsourcing companies in the client service sector, known as Call Centers. These sectors, according to the latest result from...

Agricultural products’ prices have declined
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Agricultural products’ prices have declined

In the recent days, economy experts have noticed a price decline in domestic markets of agricultural products, compared to the last week of July, though these prices are higher than a year ago. According to official data, the vegetable prices resulted 25.1% higher compared with a year ago. While, circa 40% of agricultural and some...

Fishing industry in Albania needs foreign investments
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Fishing industry in Albania needs foreign investments

Local government in Klos commune has made several investments in the fishing businesses in the last years. Sami Shermadhi, a businessman in the fishing industry says there are 99 fishing boats being maintained, which has affected in the employment of tens of local residents. This business has become important for the locality of Klos. The...

Governmental funding scheme in agriculture sector in Korca district
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Governmental funding scheme in agriculture sector in Korca district

Prime Minister Edi Rama visited the district of Korca accompanied by Minister of Agriculture Edmond Panariti. The reason of their visit was the signing of several contracts for investors and businessmen who have benefited by the governmental scheme of financial support for investments in agriculture sector. Rama gave his advice regarding investments in this sector by...

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...

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...

6 mln euro grant for Albanian agriculture sector by Regional bank
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6 mln euro grant for Albanian agriculture sector by Regional bank

The Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB) and Besa Foundation signed here on Wednesday an agreement to grant 6 million euros (around 8.33 million U.S. dollars) in loans to boost Albanian agriculture and agribusiness, according to Albanian Telegraphic Agency. Albanian Minister of Agriculture Edmond Panariti said the loan is granted to the Besa Foundation,...

Fishing industry, a lucrative business in Albania
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Fishing industry, a lucrative business in Albania

Fishing industry in Albania is being considered as an important key sector to benefit from and to invest in, since Albania is rich in many lakes and rivers, and has a long coastline in the Mediterranian Sea. Regarding to this new business perspective for Albanians Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Entrepreneurship Arben Ahmetaj and...