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Albania to Manufacture Vehicle Lights for the German Market
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Albania to Manufacture Vehicle Lights for the German Market

TIRANA, September 30 The Regional Cooperation Council (RCC), is currently leading the process for a joint investment attraction strategy on the Western Balkans, reported that the six countries share a mutual interested in the automotive industry. Hence, Albania is trying to join the automotive spare parts and equipment manufacturing sector. Albania will produce vehicle lights...

Roaming, Now Up to 99% Cheaper in Western Balkan Countries
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Roaming, Now Up to 99% Cheaper in Western Balkan Countries

TIRANA, July 1 Starting from today, July 1, officially it has come into force the agreement of the tariff reduction regarding roaming between the Western Balkan countries, including Albania. The reduction of the prices is fixed approximately 65% up to 99% in some cases. The agreement cuts down the costs of roaming, and by 2021...

RoamLike@Home, Western Balkans Sign Deal to Abolish Roaming Charges
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[email protected], Western Balkans Sign Deal to Abolish Roaming Charges

TIRANA, April 4 The Western Balkans (WB) countries signed the Regional Roaming Agreement on Thursday during the second Digital Summit held in Belgrade. Secretary General of the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) Majlinda Bregu said while signing the agreement: ‘A deal is a Destination! Today’s signature of the Roaming Free Agreement is a step that makes...

Startups Wanted, World Bank Report Says
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Startups Wanted, World Bank Report Says

TIRANA, April 4 The World Bank (WB) Regional Economic Report for the Western Balkans “Reform Momentum Needed” confirmed an overall positive result for Albania, yet there is much to be done. Among others, the report highlights the need for more Startups in the Western Balkans. “Despite these improvements, further growth sustainability would require a faster...

Key Findings of the 2018 Report on Albania’s Economy
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Key Findings of the 2018 Report on Albania’s Economy

TIRANA, April 18 “Albania has made some progress and is moderately prepared in developing a functioning market economy,” the EC country report says for the Albanian economy. The European Commission published the country reports for the six Western Balkan countries and Turkey where among others it highlights the situation of economic criteria. The report says...

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...