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U.S. Government Resources

Bureau of Economic Analysis  

Bureau of Labor Statistics

CIA World Factbook

Country Commercial Guide

FED and relevant FED reports 

Investment Climate Statement

Special 301 Report

USA.gov

US Census Bureau

USTR NEI Report 

Albanian Resources

Central Bank (Bank of Albania) www.bankofalbania.org

Ministry of Finances www.minfin.gov.al

Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Entrepreneurship  http://ekonomia.gov.al/

Albanian Investment Development Agency www.aida.gov.al

Albanian Institute of Statistics www.instat.gov.al

Albanian Public Procurement Agency www.app.gov.al

National Agency of Natural Resources www.akbn.gov.al

National business Registration Center www.qkr.gov.al

National Licensing Center www.qkl.gov.al

Albanian Patent and Trademark Office www.alpto.gov.al

Other Resources

EIU Democracy and Quality of Life Index Albania    

Gallup World Poll World’s Happiest Countries (2011) 

Heritage Foundation’s Index of Economic Freedom  

IMD World Competitiveness scoreboard  

IMF’s Purchasing Income per capita in PPP

TI Corruption Index

World Bank Doing Business Survey                         

UN Development Program GINI Index     

Treaties & Agreements

Albania signed the Bilateral Investment Treaty with United States in 1995.  The treaty entered into force in 1998.  For a copy of the treaty please visit the following link:
http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/43474.pdf

Albania has signed BIT and Treaties for the Avoidance of Double Taxation with numerous countries. For a list please visit the Albanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs  www.mfa.gov.al

Albania has signed free trade agreements with the following countries:

Non-EU countries in Southeast Europe, Central European FTA (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Kosovo) http://www.cefta2006.com/legal-texts

EFTA countries (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland)  http://www.efta.int/free-trade/free-trade-agreements/albania/fta.aspx

Turkey http://www.economy.gov.tr/index.cfm?sayfa=tradeagreements&bolum=fta&country=AL&region=0

Albania also enjoys important trade benefits with EU members since it signed and ratified the Stabilization and Association Agreement (SAA) in 2009 http://ec.europa.eu/trade/creating-opportunities/bilateral-relations/agreements/

CONTACT US

  • Econ/Commercial Team:

    Mr. Donald A. Brown
    Economic and Commercial Officer
    United States Embassy
    Rruga Elbasanit 103
    Tirana, Albania
    BrownDA8@state.gov


    Ms. Edi Jacellari
    Commercial Assistant
    United States Embassy
    Rruga Elbasanit 103
    Tirana, Albania
    jacellarie@state.gov

    Economic and Commercial Affairs
    USALBusiness@state.gov

    Embassy:  Phone: + (355) 42 247 285
    Embassy:  Fax: + (355) 42 232 222

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