Tag: Fishing industry in Albania

Home Fishing industry in Albania
FAO holds seminar on illegal fishing, in Tirana
Post

FAO holds seminar on illegal fishing, in Tirana

Tirane, Albania / February 29, 2016 On February 29th, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean organization held in Tirana a seminar on the implementation of Port State Measures Agreement between FAO’s member countries. According to this agreement, all countries that have signed it should...

Nettuno fish processing company, a success story
Post

Nettuno fish processing company, a success story

The Assembly Speaker Ilir Meta visited on Thursday Nettuno fish processing company with headquarters in Elbasan city. The purpose of this visit was to praise the contribution this company is giving to the city by employing more than 450 people. On this behalf, Meta declared: “This new enterprise has employed over 450 people within a...

Government to reimburse 80% of oil VAT in the fishing industry
Post

Government to reimburse 80% of oil VAT in the fishing industry

Fishermen working in the fishing sector in Albania will be reimbursed for the VAT of oil at an amount of 80%, a measure that aims to boost the development of this sector. This is an important move of the government in stimulating the development of the fishing sector since currently the reimbursement of VAT for...

Applications for subventions in agriculture will start from March 1st
Post

Applications for subventions in agriculture will start from March 1st

All interested farmers in benefiting from governmental subventions scheme will start applying starting from March 1st. The news announced by General Director of Agency for Rural and Agricultural Development, Suela Popa, which underlined government’s engagement in supporting farmers to increase domestic production. This year’s applications will be selected automatically by a new program which will...

Assembly Speaker: Agriculture, farming and fishing sectors are government’s priorities for 2015
Post

Assembly Speaker: Agriculture, farming and fishing sectors are government’s priorities for 2015

The Assembly Speaker Ilir Meta, the Ministers of Economic Development, Social Welfare and Agriculture, and the Israeli ambassador to Albania attended the inauguration ceremony of a modern farm in Fushe-Kruje, an investment by “Besa Agro Invest”. Considered as a very important business for the development of the area, the investment is expected to reach the...

A task force unit for the verification of fishing licenses
Post

A task force unit for the verification of fishing licenses

Ministry of Agriculture has established a Task Force unit that will work on the verification of the licences of sea fishing, internal waters, aquaculture and agricultural land contracts. During a press conference, it was announced the annulment of 22 fishing licenses and 45 contracts of agricultural lands. Another aspect which will be taken in consideration...

Fishing industry in Albania needs foreign investments
Post

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...