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INSTAT: Industry Registered Increase in Production, Net Sales and Wages
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INSTAT: Industry Registered Increase in Production, Net Sales and Wages

TIRANA, June 19 The industry in Albania has seen a rise regarding the net sales, production and salary increases for employees. The official data published by the Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) today, for the first trimester of 2019 regarding the producers of goods, show a positive performance in the Extractive Industry and Processing Industry particularly....

EU Countries among Albania’s Top Trading Partners
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EU Countries among Albania’s Top Trading Partners

TIRANA, September 17 Albania’s trade exchange with the European Union countries during the month of August account for 61.4 percent of the total foreign trade, the Institute of Statistics, INSTAT confirmed on its latest report. Based on the official data, the value of exports increased by 10.4 percent compared to August 2017. In the meantime,...

Albania’s Unemployment Rate Declined to 12.4% in Q2
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Albania’s Unemployment Rate Declined to 12.4% in Q2

TIRANA, September 11 The unemployment rate of the population aged 15-64 marked a slight decline during the second quarter of 2018, thus reaching a new record low record of 12.4 percent, INSTAT confirmed. In the meantime, the youth unemployment rate reached the lowest historic level at 22.6 percent. The unemployment rate dropped by 1.5 percent...

Nearly 13,000 Foreigners Living and Working in Albania in 2017
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Nearly 13,000 Foreigners Living and Working in Albania in 2017

TIRANA, August 22 The number of foreign citizens equipped with an Albanian stay permit reached 12,906 in 2017, thus increasing by 3.1 percent compared to 2016, the Albanian Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) confirmed on its latest report on Aliens and Asylum seekers in Albania, 2017. Based on the report, foreigners from European countries make 59.2...

20 Most-in-Demand Jobs in Albania
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20 Most-in-Demand Jobs in Albania

TIRANA, August 20 A recent survey conducted by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Albanian Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) helps to identify the country’s most dynamic employment landscapes. Currently, the most-in-demand jobs are call center operators, tailors and other specialists in the apparel and footwear industry, waiters and counter jobs, mining and construction...

Travel Trends, Albania Sees More Business Travellers in 2018
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Travel Trends, Albania Sees More Business Travellers in 2018

TIRANA, July 24 The recent data from the Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) confirms an increase in the number of international citizen arrivals during the first half of 2018. At the same time, they confirm a considerable increase in the number of the people that visit Albania for business or professional reasons. Over 8,000 persons visited...

Q1 Unemployment Rate Hits Lowest Level in 30 Years
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Q1 Unemployment Rate Hits Lowest Level in 30 Years

TIRANA, June 11 The Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) confirmed on Monday that the unemployment rate during the first quarter of 2018 dropped to 12.5 percent, the lowest in 30 years. Based on INSTAT’s data, the unemployment rate in March marked a 1.7 percentage point decline compared to March 2017. At the end of the first...

Where do Albania’s Most Visitors Come From?
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Where do Albania’s Most Visitors Come From?

TIRANA, May 24 Tourists from all over the world are visiting Albania, but the official data from the Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) for January – April 2018 confirm a higher number of visitor from Poland compared to other countries. “Poland ranked first among the countries with the highest number of citizens traveling to Albania in...

Albania’s Exports Increased in Q1
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Albania’s Exports Increased in Q1

TIRANA, April 18 Albanian exports during the first three months of 2018 were worth Euro 95 million more compared to the same period of 2w017. Official data from the Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) show that Albanian companies sold to the international market commodities worth of Euro 572 million, or 19 percent more than in January-March...