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Albanians Can Now Enter Montenegro without a COVID Test
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Albanians Can Now Enter Montenegro without a COVID Test

TIRANA, January 12 People traveling from Albania to Montenegro will be no longer required to present a negative COVID-19 test as of January 12th. The lift of the test was confirmed by the Albanian Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs. Montenegrin authorities have decided to lift certain measures implemented to prevent the spread of the...

COVID-19 Update on Albania Cross Border Movements
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COVID-19 Update on Albania Cross Border Movements

TIRANA, June 1 Starting Monday Albanians can travel freely to Kosovo and Montenegro, the Department of Border and Migration at the State Police confirmed. Based on the announcement, there is no change to the border regime with Italy, Greece, and North Macedonia. Citizens from these countries are allowed to enter Albania. Yet Albanians cannot enter...

Plan for Shkodra-Montenegro Maritime Transport Underway
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Plan for Shkodra-Montenegro Maritime Transport Underway

TIRANA, November 1 Albania and Montenegro will have another connecting link between them through Shkodra Lake. Both countries will connect via the new Zogaj – Viropazar route. This was confirmed by Foreign Minister Ditmir Bushati while delivering a speech during Thursday’s Parliamentary session. He also announced that there will be a multimodal transport line between...

Albania and Kosovo Last in Europe in Terms of GDP per Capita
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Albania and Kosovo Last in Europe in Terms of GDP per Capita

TIRANA, October 25 With a current GDP per capita of $5,260 Albania ranks last among the European countries, excluding the former Soviet republics, the World Economic Outlook, October 2018 report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) says. Albania jumped four places compared to the previous year as it ranks 102nd in a list of 191...

How Much Did Tourists Spend in Albania in 2017?
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How Much Did Tourists Spend in Albania in 2017?

TIRANA, October 8 Albania is a fast-growing tourist destination, but one of the most important questions is how much do international tourists spend and how does it compare to the other countries of the region? The map by howmuch.net provides more insights into one of the most important sectors of the Albanian economy. The data...

What Factors Hinder FDI Inflows to Albania?
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What Factors Hinder FDI Inflows to Albania?

TIRANA, May 3 The legal system and property issues continue to affect the stock of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to Albania. This was confirmed by the recent index on Competitiveness in South Eastern Europe (SEE) by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). According to the index, the level of Foreign Direct Investment inflow...

Living Cost, Tirana One of the Cheapest Cities in the Region
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Living Cost, Tirana One of the Cheapest Cities in the Region

TIRANA, January 18 The Albanian capital is one of the cheapest cities in the region. The latest cost of living index 2018 by Numbeo confirms that the cost of living in Tirana continues to be very low compared to the other countries of Balkans. The capital of Montenegro, Podgorica has the region’s most expensive cost...

Albania Plans to End Roaming Charges with the Western Balkans
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Albania Plans to End Roaming Charges with the Western Balkans

TIRANA, January 4 All citizens that use a sim card issued by an Albanian carrier may soon not have roaming charges while travelling in the countries of the Balkan region. The Electronic and Postal Communications Authority (AKEP) says in its strategy and action plan for 2018 that tangible steps will be taken during this year...