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The challenges of the telecommunication sector

Interview with Executive Director of ALBtelecom, Mr. Tahsin Yilmaz The high competition in the mobile phone sector and the changes in consumer behavior towards the use of fixed telephones, have…

Opportunities offered by TAP after pipeline construction

TAP is an opportunity to diversify energy sources and increase industrial production in Albania, by reducing energy costs and supporting local businesses Interview with Ulrike Andreas - Director of Trade…

Between the two extremes

The Albanian economy is expected to grow this year at similar rates in 2017, driven by the outflow of cheap capital into private construction, the continuation of TAP's activity and…

The government should not to deviate from fiscal trajectory

Jens Reinke, Representative of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Albania The major risks to the economy are a deviation of government policies from their current path, particularly from the…

The challenge begins in 2019

Matteo Colangeli, director of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) for Albania: Looking at 2019 and beyond, the main economic challenge for Albania will be building a sustainable…

Albania needs to diversify sources of economic growth

Interview with World Bank Country Manager (BB) in Albania, Maryam Salim It is very important for Albania to maintain the pace in advancing reforms. Maintaining the pace of reforms related…

Sejko: The “war” against euro begins in the first half of 2018

Measures for de-euroization of the economy will start to apply in 2018, said Governor of the Bank of Albania, Genti Sejko, at a press conference. "Another strategic commitment is to…

The new equation of agriculture

Interview with Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr. Niko Peleshi The new government equation for the development of agriculture has emphasized the growth of welfare and contribution of the…

New Eurostat data: Albania, ranked last when it comes to per capita income

Albania is the only country in the Western Balkans where not only has there been no improvement in the convergence process (faster economic growth than Europe, in order to reach…

Top earning groups

Balfin Balfin is the largest group in the country. The five leading companies of the group, RFZ Building, MANETCI, Albchrome, Tirana East Gate, Universe Shopping Center and NEPTUN declared an…

Companies with the highest profit rates in the country, renting leads the list

Universe Shopping Center (QTU), part of the Balfin group, which in December 2014 came out with a NIPT of its own, is one of the highest-paying businesses in the country.…

Concessionaires “explode”

While the country has been involved in a debate about the effectiveness of concession contracts, the performance of current contracts sheds light on why everyone is having this kind of…

Distributors increase their profit rate

The distributor segment, focused on wholesale trade, which historically has reported low earnings rates of 1.5-5%, during 2016 has resulted in higher profits for some of the operators. AGNA, the…

The huge luck of gambling companies

Government efforts to end gambling mania at the end of 2014, shortly after the new government came to power, only added more fortune to companies, making it absolutely one of…

Not such a good year for the banks

Even banks’ earnings show significant fluctuations from year to year, impacted by offsetting expenses for bad loans. In 2016, four banks resulted in losses, according to data from the Banking…

Construction is blooming

As never seen before in recent years, construction companies prevail in the ranking of most profitable companies, reflecting a new positive growing cycle for this sector, as the new wave…

Telecommunication, minimal profits

Large mobile phone operators have entered their second low-earned year, as the telecommunications market is far behind its past lucrative years, with rates reaching over 50%. 2016 has been the…

Oil, a lot of activity, for so little profit

Fuel entrepreneurs, despite all their efforts in managing a voluminous activity, where they rank among the largest companies by turnover, must nevertheless enjoy low profits. The average pre-tax profit rate…