Press release – Investment Council for a sustainable reform against informality

Discussed in the Investment Council Meeting III, the outcomes of the Analysis and results of the Survey carried out by the Secretariat for a sustainable reform against informality. The Investment Council (IC) held on 15 December 2015 its next meeting chaired by the Minister of Economic Development, Tourism, Trade and Entrepreneurship, Mr. Arben Ahmetaj. In […]

Partnership between state and private sector vital for Sustainable Development Goals

Combination of effective state and private sector key, says EBRD President A new partnership between the state and private sector will be crucial if countries are to achieve the recently approved Sustainable Development Goals, EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti said this evening. And an institution such as the EBRD, one with a public policy mandate […]

For better tax inspection and insolvency procedures

Tirana, October 5th, 2015 Two important issues were discussed in the Investment Council Meeting organized in the premises of the Albanian Ministry of Economic Development, Tourism Trade and Entrepreneurship, on October 5th 2015: recommendations related to improvements of tax inspections as well as the new draft Law on Bankruptcy. Both issues have been considered by the […]

Why Albania must foster private sector development and boost competitiveness

Holger Muent, EBRD’s Director for the Western Balkans, says in an interview that if Albania is to increase its GDP and be prepared to enter the European Union, it must strengthen its private sector and boost its competitiveness at the regional level and beyond. He also says the EBRD is ready to offer support to […]

One step further to increasing investments

Speech of Prime Minister Edi Rama at the ceremony for the launch of the Investment Council: Hello everyone, The launch of this Investment Council is another important moment. An effort started 18 months ago to address as well as possible, as fast as possible and as deep as possible the complex problems of doing business […]

Launching of the Investment Council in Albania

On April 15th 2015, the Investment Council of Albania was launched at a high-profile event in Tirana, which gathered key decision-makers from the business community, as well as government officials and representatives of international financial institutions. The main objective of the Investment Council will be to tackle impediments to investment and to foster both domestic […]