You are here

Country Profile

TEXT SIZE
 The Islamic Chamber of Commerce , Industry and Agriculture (ICCIA)
The Republic of Albania
Head of State : Buraj Nishani
Population : 2.89 Million
Capital City : Tirana
Largest City :  Tirana
Languages : Albanian 98.8% (official - derived from Tosk dialect), Greek 0.5%, other 0.6% (including Macedonian, Roma, Vlach, Turkish, Itali
Monetary Unit : Lek (ALL)
Facts
GDP (USD) : 11.46 Billion (2014)
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (USD) : 957.04 million (2012)
GNI (USD) : 11.29 Billion (2015)
Exports of Goods & Services (USD) : 3.73 Billion (2014)
Imports of Goods & Services (USD) : 6.24 Billion (2014)
Life Expectancy at Birth : 77.83 Years (2014)
Intra-OIC Exports (USD) : 108.66 million (2013)
Intra-OIC Imports (USD) : 442.66 million (2013)
Location & Geography
Albania is a country in South Eastern Europe. The total land area of the country is 28,750 km2. It is bordered by Montenegro to the northwest, Kosovo to the northeast, the Republic of Macedonia to the east and Greece to the south and southeast. It has a coast on the Adriatic Sea to the west and on the Ionian Sea to the southwest. The 70% of the country that is mountainous is rugged and often inaccessible. The remainder is an alluvial plain. The climate on the coast is typically Mediterranean with mild, wet winters and warm, sunny, and rather dry summers. Inland conditions vary depending on altitude but the higher areas above 1,500 m/5,000 ft are rather cold and frequently snowy in winter. Average precipitation is heavy.

Investment Profile
Doing Business 2016 Rank***Doing Business 2017 RankChange in Rank
905832
Doing Business 2016 DTF**
(% points)
Doing Business 2017 DTF**
(% points)
Change in DTF**
(% points)
61.368.97.6
Investment Opportunities
Procurement Of Laptops For Instat
Information Technology (IT) | August 2, 2017
Rehabilitation Of Saranda Steps
Infrastructure and construction | July 19, 2017
Provision Of Supervision Services
Consultancy | July 1, 2017
Events
Forum | November 23 - 26, 2017 | Albania
Forum | August 27 - 02, 2017 | Albania
Exhibition | June 01 - 01, 2017 | Albania