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Albanian Products: Varieties of Heirloom Tomatoes in Albania
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Albanian Products: Varieties of Heirloom Tomatoes in Albania

TIRANA, February 23 In the Mediterranean region, olive oil, tomatoes, and a pinch of oregano make the perfect marriage of flavors. Albania, like all the other countries on the Mediterranean coast, has a long tradition of tomato cultivation. Experts believe that the tomato plant was introduced in Albania around the same period it arrived in...

Albania Exports Begin 2021 with y-o-y Monthly High
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Albania Exports Begin 2021 with y-o-y Monthly High

TIRANA, February 17 Albania’s exports started the new year with a high monthly figure as sales reached Lek 24 billion, the Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) confirmed on Wednesday. Exports increased 3.1 percent year-on-year in January 2021, and 2.8 percent compared to December 2020. In the meantime, January imports increased 8.4 percent to amount to Lek...

Textile and Footwear Exports Recover in August
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Textile and Footwear Exports Recover in August

TIRANA, September 17 Trading figures issued by the Institute of Statistics show that exports expanded in August amid signs of recovery. Based on the data, August exports were Lek 19 million, or 3.4 percent down to the same month in 2019. Meanwhile, August imports were Lek 48 million, or seven percent down to 2019. Year-to-date,...

June Exports Start Recovering from Downward Trend
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June Exports Start Recovering from Downward Trend

TIRANA, July 17 Albania exports showed signs of recovery in June after falling only 9.7 percent compared to June 2019, while increasing by 7.3 percent compared to May 2020, the Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) confirmed on Friday. Albania exports were on an upward trajectory by the end of February, before the pandemic outbreak. Meanwhile, June...

Albania Exports Down 44.4% in April
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Albania Exports Down 44.4% in April

TIRANA, May 18 Albania’s good exports shrank 44.4 percent to Lek 15 billion last month compared to the same period of 2019, official data from the Institute of Statistics showed on Monday. Imports in April reached Lek 36 billion, marking a decrease of 36.7 percent compared to April 2019. Trade deteriorated as the country went...

Albania Exports Up 5.2% in January
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Albania Exports Up 5.2% in January

TIRANA, February 17 Albania’s exports in Janaury rose 5.2 percent on a year-over-year basis, official data from the Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) showed on Monday. Hence, Albania exported Lek 23 billion worth in goods while the country imported a total of Lek 42 billion worth of goods, up 0.7 percent compared to January 2019. Meanwhile,...

Albania Goods Exports Down in 2019
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Albania Goods Exports Down in 2019

TIRANA, January 17 Albania exported goods worth Lek 299 billion in January-December, down by 3.8 percent compared to 2018, the Albanian Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) confirmed on Thursday. Meanwhile, imports from the rest of the world were Lek 649 billion, up by 1.2 percent compared to the previous year. Therefore, Albania recorded a Lek 350...

Exports Down 9.1% in November
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Exports Down 9.1% in November

TIRANA, December 18 Exports dropped by 9.1 percent year-on-year in November to Lek 25 billion, bringing the contraction in January-November to 4.1 percent, according to the Institute of Statistics (INSTAT). In the meantime, imports dropped by 5.8 percent to Lek 53 billion. The trade deficit in November narrowed to Lek 28 billion compared to November...

Albania Exports Continue Decline in October
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Albania Exports Continue Decline in October

TIRANA, November 18 Exports during October fell 10.3 percent from a year earlier, data from the Albanian Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) showed on Monday. Shipments to Italy, one of Albania’s biggest trading partners also dropped 2.6 percent. Exports in October were estimated Lek 27 billion while the value of imported goods was Lek 59 billion....

Exports Go Down, Imports Go Up, Trade Deficit Widens
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Exports Go Down, Imports Go Up, Trade Deficit Widens

TIRANA, October 21 The Albanian Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) reported a 5.5 percent drop in export during September 2019 compared to the same month of 2018. Meanwhile, the same stats confirm a 2.8 percent drop in export during the first nine months of 2019. The negative reading was affected by two important categories respectively Textile...