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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...

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...

Albania is 42nd Cheapest in the World for Broadband
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Albania is 42nd Cheapest in the World for Broadband

TIRANA, November 27 The cost of getting online in Albania is about $33 per month. A survey of 192 countries found out that the average price of broadband in Albania is 33.23 dollars while the country ranks 42nd cheapest. More than 3,351 broadband packages were recorded and analyzed by BDRC Continental and Cable.co.uk during the...

Olive Cultivation on the Rise in Albania
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Olive Cultivation on the Rise in Albania

TIRANA, October 13 Mid-October marks the beginning of olive harvest season in Albania. Olive cultivation in Albania is focused in the south-central, southwestern and southern areas as they offer the right soil and climate conditions. Based on the data provided by the International Olive Oil Council, where the country adhered in 2009, Albanians consume 10kg...

Switzerland, the Netherland, and Austria Top Sources of FDI in Albania in H1
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Switzerland, the Netherland, and Austria Top Sources of FDI in Albania in H1

TIRANA, October 2 Albania attracted more Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) inflows to Albania during the first half of 2017 (H1) from western countries. Detailed data from the Bank of Albania (BoA) on FDIs according to their countries of origin confirmed that Switzerland was the first major investor during H1. Albania received an estimated Euro 87...

Over 50% of TAP Is Completed, EU Backs IAP
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Over 50% of TAP Is Completed, EU Backs IAP

TIRANA, September 8 The Trans Adriatic Pipeline is now more than 50 percent completed. This was confirmed by the company in a recent announcement. According to the TAP, this was achieved in about 16 months after construction began. So far, about 70 percent of the project route in Albania and Greece was cleared. Moreover, the...