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Memorandum of Understanding, Albania Investment Council

Albania Investment Council and FEUT sign Memorandum of Understanding

June 10th, 2022

Tirana, 10 June 2022 / A Memorandum of Understanding between Albania Investment Council (AIC), and the Faculty of Economics, University of Tirana (FEUT) was signed today by the Minister of Finance and Economy, Ms Delina Ibrahimaj (in the role of AIC Chair) and the FEUT Dean, Prof. Dr. Dhori Kule.

The memorandum sets out the framework for cooperation between the AIC and FEUT …

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Investment Council puts forward recommendations for the improvement of the public consultation process

June 1st, 2022

Tirana, 1 June 2022 / Chaired by the Minister of Finance and Economy, Ms Delina Ibrahimaj, the Investment Council (IC) held a plenary meeting to discuss the private sector’s concerns and recommendations for the improvement of the public consultation process. The meeting was held in a hybrid format, and it was attended by all IC members and a number of observers representing …

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New Publication: Monitoring Report 2021

March 18th, 2022

Reporting of the progress and the challenges of Investment Council’s recommendations implementation, has become a systemic and well-structured function of the Council. This process can’t be formalised without the active interaction with the responsible institutions for the implementation of the IC recommendations, thorough research of national and international reports, proposals contribution in working groups, frequent meetings with private sector representatives, …

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Publication “On Investment Climate 2015-2021”

January 31st, 2022

More than six years ago, the establishment of the Investment Council marked an important milestone in the public-private dialogue in Albania, aiming to stimulate the debate and focus the communication between the government and the private sector on priority investment climate issues. The recent COVID-19 pandemic has underlined the importance of serious communication and trust between business and institutions to …

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Competitiveness and Internationalization of Albanian MSMEs

November 12th, 2021

Tirana, 12 November 2021 / Chaired by the Minister of Finance and Economy, Ms Delina Ibrahimaj, the Investment Council (IC) held a plenary meeting to discuss the opportunities and challenges related to the internationalization of Albanian Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs). The meeting was attended by all IC members and other representatives from the public and private sector and development agencies …

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Technical consultation on the draft law “On the Development of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises”

June 29th, 2021

Tirana, 29 June 2021 / The Secretariat of the Investment Council, in cooperation with the Ministry of Finance and Economy, organized a technical consultation on the draft law “On the Development of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises”. The consultation was held following the Investment Council’s recent meeting “On the Consultation of the New Draft Strategy for Business and Investments Promotion …

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Investment Council Discusses Draft Business and Investments Development Strategy 2021-2027

June 21st, 2021

Tirana, 21 June 2021 / Chaired by the Minister of Finance and Economy Ms Anila Denaj, the Investment Council (IC) held a plenary meeting to discuss the draft Business and Investments Development Strategy (BIDS) for 2021-2027. The meeting was attended by IC members, as well as other representatives from the public and private sector, and development agencies.

Minister Denaj stated in her speech …

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How the private sector can accelerate the digitalization of the economy?

May 26th, 2021

Acceleration of digital agenda and business innovation for Albania – time to fully engage in and maximize current country’s intervention and support

Tirana, 26 May 2021/ RisiAlbania in collaboration with the Secretariat of Albania Investment Council hosted a virtual roundtable to explore and discuss with the private sector, the arising challenges and opportunities of doing business in a new digital era …

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Investment Council discusses about the speed of the reforms in innovation in entrepreneurship

March 23rd, 2021

Time to quickly react since not everyone can go “fast digital”?

Tirana, 23 March 2021 / The Investment Council (IC) held a virtual plenary meeting to discuss main challenges and recommendations for fostering innovation in entrepreneurship, with a focus on the governance of the ecosystem, cooperation in the context of the “quadruple helix”, access to finance, and digital economy. The meeting …

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