Albania to reform food safety measures to ensure quality exports to EU

October 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on Albania to reform food safety measures to ensure quality exports to EU 

TIRANA, Oct. 7 — Albanian agriculture minister Edmond Panariti on Tuesday said reforms would be undertaken in the field of veterinary and food safety to ensure domestic food security and Albanian exports to European Union (EU) countries.

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Number of tourists visiting Albania to increase in 2015

June 24, 2015 by · Comments Off on Number of tourists visiting Albania to increase in 2015 

TIRANA, June 23 — Sadik Malaj, chairman of the Union of Albanian Tour Operators, said on Monday that the geography of tourists has changed in Albania, yet ethnic Albanians continue to dominate with 75 percent of overall inflows.

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IMF says Albania less threatened by possible worsening of Greek Crisis

May 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on IMF says Albania less threatened by possible worsening of Greek Crisis 

TIRANA, May 12 — A possible escalation of the Greek crisis may have a less negative effect upon Albania's economy in comparison with other Balkan countries, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Monday.

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Albania seeks to develop tourism

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TIRANA, May 5 — Albanian Minister of Economic Development, Tourism, Trade and Entrepreneurship said Monday the country is working hard to develop tourism.

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Albania imports 27,307 tons of fuel in February

April 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on Albania imports 27,307 tons of fuel in February 

TIRANA, April 6 — Albania imported more fuel during February 2015 in comparison to January.

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World Bank allocates 32.1-M euros for Albanian health system

March 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on World Bank allocates 32.1-M euros for Albanian health system 

TIRANA, March 2 — The World Bank Group's Board of Executive Directors has approved 32.1 million euros (about US$ 36 million) in IBRD financing for the Health System Improvement Project in Albania, according to Albanian daily news report on Sunday.

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U.S. dollar gains more ground on Albanian lek

January 26, 2015 by · Comments Off on U.S. dollar gains more ground on Albanian lek 

TIRANA, Jan. 26 — The U.S. dollar rose to a 12-year-high of over 124 leks, the currency of Albania, according to the official exchange rate of the Bank of Albania.

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Albanian consumers' economic outlook pessimistic

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TIRANA, Jan. 18 — Albanian consumer confidence indicator fell 3.9 percentage points in the fourth quarter of 2014, following two quarters of improvement, Albanian Daily News reported on Friday according to data from Bank of Albania.

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Albania, Brazil to lift visas for citizens

December 17, 2014 by · Comments Off on Albania, Brazil to lift visas for citizens 

TIRANA, Dec. 17 — The Albanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced Tuesday that visa regime between Albania and brazil has been lifted even for the ordinary passports of Albanian and Brazilian citizens.

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Albania, Montenegro boost cooperation against human trafficking

December 9, 2014 by · Comments Off on Albania, Montenegro boost cooperation against human trafficking 

TIRANA, Dec. 9 — Albania and Montenegro signed on Monday an additional protocol on the intensification of cooperation in the fight against human trafficking and for supporting the possible victims of trafficking.

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