A fast reforming country with focus on the ease of doing business, with its excellent strategic location, free market access, low taxes and great incentives, as well as a motivated, educated and cost competitive work force, Albania is an excellent investment destination.

  1. Strategic Location in Southeastern Europe- Access to Markets in Europe and the Balkan region
  • Located in the center of natural crossroads of major corridors in Europe
  • Pan European corridor VIII
  • Entry gate with 4 ports, Durres, Vlora, Shengjin, Saranda:
  • Port of Shengjin is potentially one of the deepest (25 m) in the region and in the Mediterranean Sea.
  1. FREE MARKET ACCESS
  • The Albanian economy is now completely open and characterized by fully liberalized trade
  • The most resilient of South-Eastern European economies
  • The only economy in the region that did not go through a recession period
  1. BUSINESS – FRIENDLY ENVIRONMENT
  • Tax benefits and incentives in investment strategic sectors
  • Online tax system
  • Business legal framework in compliance with EU legislation
  1. ONE STOP – SHOP MODEL
  • Registration of the new business is one 24 hours at no cost
  • Fast & transparent business licensing, by the National Licensing Center
  1. LARGE SELECTION OF INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES
  • Opportunities of investments with public – private partnership
  • Opportunities of investments in areas with stability and sustainable growing sectors
  • *Renewable Energy       * Tourism         * Agriculture
  • * Manufacturing       * Transport & Logistics      * ICT Services          * Mining Industry
  1. SUPPORTIVE FDI LEGAL FRAMEWORK
  • No prior government authorization
  • All sectors open to foreign investors
  • No limitation or restrictions for foreign companies 100 % foreign ownership possible
  • No restrictions on profit and capital repatriation Special state protection
  1. COMPETITIVE WORKFORCE ABILITY
  • In foreign languages, (English, Italian and Greek are widely spoken. French and German included in the education system)
  • 57 % of the population under the age of 35
  • Over 1,071,948 young, well-educated and motivated professionals
  • Approximately 116.292 students registered in University  annually
  • One of the lowest minimum wages in the region 157 Euro

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