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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A new paper by a team at the World Bank identifies key drivers of poverty for the bottom 40% in the Western Balkans region and provides recommendations on how to design more inclusive policies and interventions.Read More »
The energy sector in Albania is in a state of fragility and turning it around will require strong commitment of the new government and other stakeholders. Everyone who produces, sells, buys, transmits, distributes, or uses electricity will have to contribute.Read More »
A new Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for Albania proposes a lending program of up to $1.2 billion, aimed at supporting Albania’s aspirations to achieve equitable growth and integration into the European Union.Read More »