Albania is a middle-income country. In recent years Albania has maintained positive growth rates, despite the ongoing economic crisis. The country is facing a challenge of maintaining growth in a difficult external environment while rebuilding fiscal buffers.
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January 20, 2015 — Extreme weather events, including devastating floods, plagued much of South East Europe throughout 2014, impacting almost every economic sector - from agriculture, to energy, to tourism.Read More »
November 25, 2014 — Fixing the power sector is one of the most important foundations for increased investment, growth and job creation in Albania, highlighted Ellen Goldstein, Country Director for Southeast Europe at a recent project signing.Read More »
October 29, 2014 — The new World Bank Group report “Doing Business 2015” finds that Albania made progress in business regulatory reform, moving up 40 slots, from 108 a year ago to 68. Albania has improved in three areas of business regulatory reform: Starting a business, Dealing with construction permits, and Registering Property.Read More »