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Revenues from Manufacturing Industry Reached €333 mln in 2017
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Revenues from Manufacturing Industry Reached €333 mln in 2017

TIRANA, March 26 Revenues from the footwear and manufacturing sector in Albania during 2017 reached Euro 333 million. According to the recent data unveiled by the Bank of Albania (BoA), revenues from goods’ processing for foreign contractors increased by 13 percent compared to 2016, Scan TV reported. The footwear and manufacturing sector reflects a strong...

Export of Made in Albania Goods Increased by 18.7% in February
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Export of Made in Albania Goods Increased by 18.7% in February

TIRANA, March 19 Exports of Made in Albania goods to the international market have seen significant growth during the recent years. The demand for Albanian products is now consolidated and increasing rapidly. The Albanian Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) confirmed in its recent publication for the month of February that exports of Albanian products increased by...

Employment Rate Reaches New High of 58.2%
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Employment Rate Reaches New High of 58.2%

TIRANA, March 12 The employment rate continued to reflect the positive growth trend during the entire 2017. According to the recent data issued by the Institute of Statistics, INSTAT, the employment rate in Albania by the end of 2017 was 58.2 percent. Year-to-year growth rate confirms a 2percent hike at a nationwide level. The increasing...

Albania’s Construction Permits Increase 80% in 2017
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Albania’s Construction Permits Increase 80% in 2017

TIRANA, March 1 Albania has seen a considerable increase in the number of construction permits issued during 2017 the Institute of statistics confirmed. Some 819 permits were approved during the past year. The sector is shown signs of recovery as the number of permits increased by 88.3 percent compared to 2016. Capital city Tirana reflected...

Improved Road Infrastructure Contributes to Increased Freight Transport
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Improved Road Infrastructure Contributes to Increased Freight Transport

TIRANA, February 27 Transport infrastructure is essential for companies, both Albanian and international, to move products and people with ease. The recent data for the Albanian Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) confirm on Tuesday that significant improvements of road infrastructure had an impact on the volume of commodities transported by land. Therefore, INSTAT data confirmed that...

Micro Enterprises Account for 89% of Total Businesses
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Micro Enterprises Account for 89% of Total Businesses

TIRANA, February 20 Small enterprises in Albania remain the main factor for employment. According to the data provided by the Institute of Statistics (INSAT) on its Structural Survey of Enterprises 2016, there are 108,000 active enterprises in Albania. The data confirm that there are over 96,600 business, establishments with 1-4 employees. These businesses have the...

China among Top Trade Partners of Albania in 2017
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China among Top Trade Partners of Albania in 2017

TIRANA, January 25 China is considered as one of the main trade partners of Albania and during 2017, following Italy, Greece, and Germany. Based on the data provided by the Albanian Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) regarding international trade, exports to China during 2017 reached the value of Lek 8.3 billion, or one billion more compared...

Foreign Visitors to Albania Hit Record High in 2017
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Foreign Visitors to Albania Hit Record High in 2017

TIRANA, January 24 The number of international arrivals in Albania increased 8.1 percent year-over-year to 5.1 million in December 2017, the Albanian Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) reported on Tuesday. Almost half of the visitors traveled to Albania for tourism and leisure purposes. Tourists came mostly from Kosovo. Even though over 1.7 million Kosovan citizens visited...

Exports to China Up during Jan-Nov 2017
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Exports to China Up during Jan-Nov 2017

TIRANA, January 5 Exports to China marked a significant increase during January-November 2017 compared to the same period of 2016. According to the official data provided by the Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) the value of commodities exported to China was Lek eight billion, while the value of commodities exported during the same period of 2016...

Rise in Freight and Passenger Traffic in Jan-Nov 2017 Boost Trade and Tourism
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Rise in Freight and Passenger Traffic in Jan-Nov 2017 Boost Trade and Tourism

TIRANA, December 28 The intensification of trade activity increased the volume of seaborn loaded and unloaded goods, railway freight transport, and air transport. This was confirmed by recent data issued by the Institute of Statistics (INSTAT), for January-November 2017. Exports during this period increased by 13.1 percent, which is a significant improvement compared to 2016....