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Investment Council on the labour skills availability and quality

October 26th, 2022

Tirana, October 26th, 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 about the availability and quality of the workforce in the country. The meeting was attended by the majority of IC members and around 40 observers representing the public and private sector and …

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For the improvement of the business climate – Dialogue with business associations and chambers of commerce

September 9th, 2022

Tirana, 9 September 2022 / The Prime Minister of Albania, H.E. Mr Edi Rama, and the Minister of Finance and Economy (also the Chair of the Investment Council), Ms Delina Ibrahimaj, organized a meeting with business associations, chambers of commerce and IC members on the progress of the consultation process regarding the business recommendations[i] for improving the business climate.

During her …

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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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