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Sunday June 23 2019
Albania - Credit Rating at 35.00  
Standard & Poor's credit rating for Albania stands at B+ with stable outlook. Moody's credit rating for Albania was last set at B1 with stable outlook.
Saturday June 22 2019
Albania Fiscal Expenditure at 187424.00 ALL Million  
Fiscal Expenditure in Albania increased to 187424 ALL Million in May from 145797 ALL Million in April of 2019.
Saturday June 22 2019
Albania Government Revenues at 188291.00 ALL Million  
Government Revenues in Albania increased to 188291 ALL Million in May from 148925 ALL Million in April of 2019.
Saturday June 22 2019
Albania Government Budget Value at 866.00 ALL Million  
Albania recorded a government budget surplus of 866 ALL Million in May of 2019.
Wednesday June 19 2019
Albania Gross External Debt at 8411.10 EUR Million  
External Debt in Albania increased to 8411.10 EUR Million in the first quarter of 2019 from 8346.60 EUR Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Tuesday June 18 2019
Albania Retail Sales MoM at 0.30 percent  
Retail Sales in Albania increased 0.30 percent in March of 2019 over the previous month.
Tuesday June 18 2019
Albania Retail Sales YoY at 3.20 percent  
Retail Sales in Albania increased 3.20 percent in March of 2019 over the same month in the previous year.
Tuesday June 18 2019
Albania Harmonised Consumer Prices at 107.90 Index Points  
Harmonised Consumer Prices in Albania decreased to 107.90 Index Points in May from 109.40 Index Points in April of 2019.
Monday June 17 2019
Albania Social Security Rate For Companies at 15.00 percent  
The Social Security Rate For Companies in Albania stands at 15 percent.
Monday June 17 2019
Albania Social Security Rate For Employees at 9.50 percent  
The Social Security Rate For Employees in Albania stands at 9.50 percent.
Monday June 17 2019
Albania Social Security Rate at 24.50 percent  
The Social Security Rate in Albania stands at 24.50 percent.
Monday June 17 2019
Albania Imports at 58914.00 ALL Million  
Imports in Albania increased to 58914 ALL Million in May from 56952 ALL Million in April of 2019.
Monday June 17 2019
Albania Exports at 27683.00 ALL Million  
Exports in Albania increased to 27683 ALL Million in May from 26667.90 ALL Million in April of 2019.
Monday June 17 2019
Albania Balance of Trade at -31231.00 ALL Million  
The trade gap in Albania rose to ALL 31 billion in May of 2019 from ALL 27 billion in the same month of the previous year. Exports fell 8.2% to ALL 28 billion, dragged down by lower sales of textiles & footwear (-6.9%); minerals, fuels, electricity (-19.8%); construct, materials & metals (-14.8%) and food, beverages & tobacco (-1.3%). Meanwhile, imports increased 3.8% to ALL 59 billion, boosted by purchases of textiles & footwear (+4.7%); construct, materials & metals (+13.3%) and minerals, fuels & electricity (+33.1 percent). On the other hand, imports dropped for machinery, equipment & parts (-2.6%) and food, beverages & tobacco (-3.1%).
Saturday June 15 2019
Albania CPI Transportation at 101.65 Index Points  
The transportation sub-index of the CPI basket in Albania decreased to 101.65 Index Points in May of 2019 from 101.80 Index Points in April of 2019.
Saturday June 15 2019
Albania Current Account at -243.28 EUR Million  
Albania recorded a Current Account deficit of 243.28 EUR Million in the first quarter of 2019.
Saturday June 15 2019
Albania Capital Flows at -271.15 EUR Million  
Albania recorded a capital and financial account deficit of 271.15 EUR Million in the first quarter of 2019.
Saturday June 15 2019
Albania Employed Persons at 1127.00 Thousand  
The number of employed persons in Albania decreased to 1127 Thousand in the first quarter of 2019 from 1135 Thousand in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Saturday June 15 2019
Albania Unemployed Persons at 70.00 Thousand  
The number of unemployed persons in Albania increased to 70 Thousand in the first quarter of 2019 from 64 Thousand in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Friday June 14 2019
Albania Crude Oil Production at 14.00 BBL/D/1K  
Crude Oil Production in Albania remained unchanged at 14 BBL/D/1K in February from 14 BBL/D/1K in January of 2019.
Monday June 10 2019
Albania Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 106.50 Index Points  
Consumer Price Index CPI in Albania decreased to 106.50 Index Points in May from 107.63 Index Points in April of 2019.
Monday June 10 2019
Albania Inflation Rate at 1.50 percent  
Albania's annual inflation rate rose to 1.5 percent in May 2019 from 1.4 percent in the prior month. It is the highest inflation rate since February, mainly due to prices of food & non-alcoholic beverages (3.1 percent vs 2.7 percent in April). Meanwhile, cost slowed for housing & utilities (1.1 percent vs 1.2 percent) and they fell for transport (-0.1 percent vs 0.4 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices decreased 1 percent, following a 0.2 percent drop in the prior month.
Monday June 10 2019
Albania Inflation Rate MoM at -1.00 percent  
The Consumer Price Index in Albania decreased 1 percent in May of 2019 over the previous month.
Monday June 10 2019
Albania Unemployment Rate at 12.60 percent  
The unemployment rate in Albania decreased to 12.6 percent in the first quarter of 2019, the lowest since the third quarter of 2008, from 13.0 percent in the same period last year. The jobless rate was lower for both women (12.3 percent from 12.7 percent) and men (12.8 percent from 13.2 percent). Also, the youth unemployment rate dropped to 22.2 percent from 24.5 percent.
Monday June 10 2019
Albania Labor Force Participation Rate at 69.00 percent  
Labor Force Participation Rate in Albania increased to 69 percent in the first quarter of 2019 from 68.70 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Monday June 10 2019
Albania Employment Rate at 60.30 percent  
Employment Rate in Albania increased to 60.30 percent in the first quarter of 2019 from 60 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Monday June 10 2019
Albania Youth Unemployment Rate at 22.20 percent  
Youth Unemployment Rate in Albania decreased to 22.20 percent in the first quarter of 2019 from 22.30 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Friday June 07 2019
Albania Producer Prices Change at -0.20 percent  
Producer prices in Albania decreased 0.2 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2019, following a 0.5 percent rise in the previous period. It was the first drop in producer prices since September 2016. Prices fell for mining & quarrying (-0.1 percent vs 4.3 percent in Q4); manufacturing (-0.7 percent vs -1.5 percent) and electricity, gas, steam & air conditioning supply (-0.1 percent vs 1.7 percent). Also, cost slowed for water supply, treatment activities & waste management (0.7 percent vs 1.5 percent). On a quarterly basis, producer prices went down 0.2 percent, after falling 0.6 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Friday June 07 2019
Albania Producer Prices at 103.10 Index Points  
Producer Prices in Albania decreased to 103.10 Index Points in the first quarter of 2019 from 103.30 Index Points in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Wednesday June 05 2019
Albania Gold Reserves at 1.60 Tonnes  
Gold Reserves in Albania remained unchanged at 1.60 Tonnes in the second quarter of 2019 from 1.60 Tonnes in the first quarter of 2019.
Saturday June 01 2019
Albania Money Supply M1 at 485576.61 ALL Million  
Money Supply M1 in Albania decreased to 485576.61 ALL Million in April from 487490.30 ALL Million in March of 2019.
Saturday June 01 2019
Albania Money Supply M2 at 732065.99 ALL Million  
Money Supply M2 in Albania decreased to 732065.99 ALL Million in April from 735593.15 ALL Million in March of 2019.
Saturday June 01 2019
Albania Money Supply M3 at 1271731.59 ALL Million  
Money Supply M3 in Albania decreased to 1271731.59 ALL Million in April from 1277620.89 ALL Million in March of 2019.
Saturday June 01 2019
Albania Money Supply M0 at 411205.92 ALL Million  
Money Supply M0 in Albania decreased to 411205.92 ALL Million in April from 423488.73 ALL Million in March of 2019.
Saturday June 01 2019
Albania 2 Year Note Yield at 222.00  
Monday May 27 2019
Albania Gasoline Prices at 1.63 USD/Liter  
Gasoline Prices in Albania increased to 1.63 USD/Liter in May from 1.61 USD/Liter in April of 2019.
Wednesday May 22 2019
Albania Changes in Inventories at 128787.00 ALL Million  
The stocks of goods held by firms in Albania increased by 128787 ALL Million in 2016.
Saturday May 11 2019
Albania Central Government Debt Stock at 1071283.00 ALL Million  
Government Debt in Albania increased to 1071283 ALL Million in the first quarter of 2019 from 1061897 ALL Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Wednesday May 08 2019
Albania Interest Rate at 1.00 percent  
The Bank of Albania held its policy rate at 1 percent during its May meeting, saying that the current monetary policy stance is adequate to meet its objectives as economic growth is likely to remain stable in the medium term and and inflation should return to its 3 percent target in early 2021. The bank's overnight deposit and overnight loan rates were also kept at 0.1 percent and 1.9 percent respectively.
Wednesday May 08 2019
Albania Overnight Deposit Interest Rate at 0.10 percent  
Deposit Interest Rate in Albania remained unchanged at 0.10 percent in May from 0.10 percent in April of 2019.
Wednesday May 08 2019
Albania Overnight Lending Rate at 1.90 percent  
Lending Rate in Albania remained unchanged at 1.90 percent in May from 1.90 percent in April of 2019.
Wednesday May 08 2019
Albania Loans To Private Sector at 326947.90 ALL Million  
Loans To Private Sector in Albania increased to 326947.90 ALL Million in March from 324487.50 ALL Million in February of 2019.
Wednesday May 08 2019
Albania Consumer Credit at 177917.40 ALL Million  
Consumer Credit in Albania increased to 177917.40 ALL Million in March from 177050.90 ALL Million in February of 2019.
Wednesday May 08 2019
Albania Banks Balance Sheet at 1481988.80 ALL Million  
Banks Balance Sheet in Albania increased to 1481988.80 ALL Million in March from 1472834.30 ALL Million in February of 2019.
Wednesday May 08 2019
Albania Bank Lending Rate at 4.59 percent  
Bank Lending Rate in Albania increased to 4.59 percent in March from 4.16 percent in February of 2019.
Wednesday May 08 2019
Albania Cpi Housing Utilities at 105.30 Index Points  
Cpi Housing Utilities in Albania increased to 105.30 Index Points in April from 105.10 Index Points in March of 2019.
Wednesday May 08 2019
Albania Food Inflation at 2.90 percent  
Cost of food in Albania increased 2.90 percent in April of 2019 over the same month in the previous year.
Monday May 06 2019
Albania Military Expenditure at 160.00 USD Million  
Military Expenditure in Albania increased to 160 USD Million in 2018 from 144 USD Million in 2017.
Monday May 06 2019
Albania Government Budget at -2.00 percent of GDP  
Albania recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 2 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2018.
Monday May 06 2019
Albania Government Debt to GDP at 63.63 percent  
Albania recorded a government debt equivalent to 63.63 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2018.
Saturday April 13 2019
Albania GDP From Agriculture at 66582.37 ALL Million  
GDP From Agriculture in Albania increased to 66582.37 ALL Million in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 66386.02 ALL Million in the third quarter of 2018.
Saturday April 13 2019
Albania GDP From Construction at 35480.86 ALL Million  
GDP From Construction in Albania decreased to 35480.86 ALL Million in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 36655.55 ALL Million in the third quarter of 2018.
Saturday April 13 2019
Albania GDP From Manufacturing at 25406.64 ALL Million  
GDP From Manufacturing in Albania increased to 25406.64 ALL Million in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 25239.59 ALL Million in the third quarter of 2018.
Saturday April 13 2019
Albania GDP From Mining at 51367.43 ALL Million  
GDP From Mining in Albania decreased to 51367.43 ALL Million in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 51939.24 ALL Million in the third quarter of 2018.
Saturday April 13 2019
Albania GDP From Public Administration at 43937.86 ALL Million  
GDP From Public Administration in Albania increased to 43937.86 ALL Million in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 41992.48 ALL Million in the third quarter of 2018.
Saturday April 13 2019
Albania GDP From Wholesale and Retail Trade at 60163.77 ALL Million  
GDP From Services in Albania increased to 60163.77 ALL Million in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 59907.30 ALL Million in the third quarter of 2018.
Saturday April 13 2019
Albania GDP Constant Prices at 382509.60 ALL Million  
GDP Constant Prices in Albania increased to 382509.60 ALL Million in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 381252.90 ALL Million in the third quarter of 2018.
Thursday April 11 2019
Albania Current Account to GDP at -6.30 percent  
Albania recorded a Current Account deficit of 6.30 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2018.
Wednesday April 10 2019
Albania Consumer Confidence at -8.70 Index Points  
Albania’s consumer confidence index increased to -8.7 in the first quarter of 2019 from an upwardly revised -11.9 in the previous three-month period. It was the highest reading in consumer morale since the third quarter of 2017, as expectations over the next 12 months improved regarding financial situation (9.0 from 7.3 in Q4); general economic situation (10.4 from 7.6); savings (-40.2 from -42.1) and unemployment (-3.1 from -0.3). On the other hand, expectations over the next year deteriorated regarding major purchases (-45 from -44.3).
Wednesday April 10 2019
Albania Business Confidence at -2.00 Index Points  
Albania’s industrial confidence index decreased to an over two-year low of -2.0 in the first quarter of 2019 from -1.3 in the previous period. Expectations deteriorated for production (33.6 from 41.1 in Q4) and employment (9.4 from 13.1). In addition, new orders (-20.1 from -11.3) and new export orders (-9.2 from -8.5) fell further. On the other hand, production over the past three months (9.1 from 1.7) was assessed more positively and the expected selling price increased (5.6 from 4.4).
Friday March 29 2019
Albania GDP Growth Rate at 0.60 percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Albania expanded 0.60 percent on quarter in the fourth quarter of 2018, following a downwardly revised 0.9 percent rise in the previous period.
Friday March 29 2019
Albania GDP Annual Growth Rate at 3.10 percent  
The economy of Albania advanced 3.1 percent year-on-year in the last three months of 2018, following an upwardly revised 4.7 percent growth in the previous quarter. It is the lowest expansion since the third quarter of 2016, mainly due to slowdowns in industry (9.9 percent compared to 12.6 percent in Q3); wholesale and retail trade (3.4 percent compared to 6.9 percent); construction (2.5 percent compared to 6.2 percent); real estate activities (0.1 percent compared to 2.6 percent); and agriculture (0.7 percent compared to 1.8 percent). On a quarterly basis, the GDP advanced 0.6 percent. Considering full 2018, the economy grew 4.1 percent, above 3.8 percent in 2017.
Monday March 18 2019
Albania Central Bank Balance Sheet at 527658.88 ALL Million  
Central Bank Balance Sheet in Albania decreased to 527658.88 ALL Million in February from 529940.98 ALL Million in January of 2019.
Friday March 15 2019
Albania Mining Production at 19.70 percent  
Mining production in Albania increased 19.70 percent in December of 2018 over the same month in the previous year.
Friday March 15 2019
Albania Manufacturing Production at 8.00 percent  
Manufacturing Production in Albania increased 8 percent in December of 2018 over the same month in the previous year.
Friday March 15 2019
Albania Industrial Production at 12.90 percent  
Industrial Production in Albania increased 12.90 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018 over the same quarter in the previous year.
Tuesday March 05 2019
Albania Tourist Arrivals at 864980.00  
Tourist Arrivals in Albania decreased to 864980 in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 3142318 in the third quarter of 2018.
Tuesday March 05 2019
Albania Building Permits at 360.00  
Building Permits in Albania increased to 360 in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 343 in the third quarter of 2018.
Monday February 11 2019
Albania Terrorism Index at 1.01  
Terrorism Index in Albania decreased to 1.01 in 2017 from 1.49 in 2016.
Monday February 11 2019
Albania Government Spending To GDP at 29.70 percent  
Government spending in Albania was last recorded at 29.7 percent of GDP in 2017 .
Wednesday February 06 2019
Albania Population at 2.87 Million  
The total population in Albania was estimated at 2.9 million people in 2018, according to the latest census figures.
Tuesday January 29 2019
Albania Corruption Index at 36.00 Points  
Albania scored 36 points out of 100 on the 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
Tuesday January 29 2019
Albania Corruption Rank at 99.00  
Albania is the 99 least corrupt nation out of 175 countries, according to the 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
Monday January 21 2019
Albania Consumer Spending at 283429.09 ALL Million  
Consumer Spending in Albania decreased to 283429.09 ALL Million in the third quarter of 2018 from 306848.05 ALL Million in the second quarter of 2018.
Monday January 21 2019
Albania Construction Output at 11.90 percent  
Construction output in Albania increased 11.90 percent in September of 2018 over the same month in the previous year.
Monday January 21 2019
Albania Foreign Direct Investment at 266.03 EUR Million  
Foreign Direct Investment in Albania increased by 266.03 EUR Million in the third quarter of 2018.
Monday January 21 2019
Albania Remittances at 170.05 EUR Million  
Remittances in Albania decreased to 170.05 EUR Million in the third quarter of 2018 from 181.71 EUR Million in the second quarter of 2018.
Monday January 21 2019
Albania Government Spending at 39746.00 ALL Million  
Government Spending in Albania increased to 39746 ALL Million in the third quarter of 2018 from 39428 ALL Million in the second quarter of 2018.
Monday January 21 2019
Albania Gross Fixed Capital Formation at 91538.00 ALL Million  
Gross Fixed Capital Formation in Albania decreased to 91538 ALL Million in the third quarter of 2018 from 94219 ALL Million in the second quarter of 2018.
Thursday January 17 2019
Albania Sales Tax Rate - VAT at 20.00 percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Albania stands at 20 percent.
Tuesday January 15 2019
Albania Minimum Monthly Wage at 26000.00 ALL/Month  
Minimum Wages in Albania were 26000 ALL/Month in 2019.
Saturday December 15 2018
Albania Average Monthly Wages at 60494.00 ALL/Month  
Wages in Albania decreased to 60494 ALL/Month in the third quarter of 2018 from 60595 ALL/Month in the second quarter of 2018.
Sunday December 09 2018
Albania Economic Sentiment Index at 102.10  
Economic Optimism Index in Albania decreased to 102.10 in the third quarter of 2018 from 106 in the second quarter of 2018.
Monday November 05 2018
Ease of Doing Business in Albania at 63.00  
Albania is ranked 63 among 190 economies in the ease of doing business, according to the latest World Bank annual ratings. The rank of Albania improved to 63 in 2018 from 65 in 2017.
Thursday October 18 2018
Albania Competitiveness Rank at 76.00  
Albania is the 76 most competitive nation in the world out of 140 countries ranked in the 2018 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum.
Thursday October 18 2018
Albania Competitiveness Index at 58.10 Points  
Albania scored 58.10 points out of 100 on the 2018 Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum.
Monday July 09 2018
Albania GDP per capita PPP at 11803.40 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Albania was last recorded at 11803.40 US dollars in 2017, when adjusted by purchasing power parity (PPP). The GDP per Capita, in Albania, when adjusted by Purchasing Power Parity is equivalent to 66 percent of the world's average.
Monday July 09 2018
Albania GDP per capita at 4868.20 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Albania was last recorded at 4868.20 US dollars in 2017. The GDP per Capita in Albania is equivalent to 39 percent of the world's average.
Friday July 06 2018
Albania GDP at 13.04 USD Billion  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Albania was worth 13.04 billion US dollars in 2017. The GDP value of Albania represents 0.02 percent of the world economy.
Thursday March 08 2018
Albania Retirement Age - Women at 60.67  
Retirement Age Women in Albania increased to 60.67 in 2018 from 60.50 in 2017.
Thursday March 08 2018
Albania Retirement Age - Men at 65.00  
Retirement Age Men in Albania remained unchanged at 65 in 2018 from 65 in 2017.
Monday February 12 2018
Albania Personal Income Tax Rate at 23.00 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Albania stands at 23 percent.
Monday February 12 2018
Albania Consumer Confidence Savings Expectations at -37.88  
Consumer Confidence Savings Expectations in Albania decreased to -37.88 in the fourth quarter of 2017 from -35.07 in the third quarter of 2017.
Monday February 12 2018
Albania Consumer Confidence Unemployment Expectations at 2.49  
Consumer Confidence Unemployment Expectations in Albania increased to 2.49 in the fourth quarter of 2017 from -5.77 in the third quarter of 2017.
Monday February 12 2018
Albania Consumer Confidence Major Purchases Expectations at -41.42  
Consumer Confidence Major Purchases Expectations in Albania decreased to -41.42 in the fourth quarter of 2017 from -39.93 in the third quarter of 2017.
Monday February 12 2018
Albania Consumer Confidence Price Trends at -9.26  
Consumer Confidence Price Trends in Albania increased to -9.26 in the fourth quarter of 2017 from -19.59 in the third quarter of 2017.
Monday February 12 2018
Albania Consumer Confidence Current Conditions at -8.46  
Consumer Confidence Current Conditions in Albania decreased to -8.46 in the fourth quarter of 2017 from -5.82 in the third quarter of 2017.
Friday February 09 2018
Albania Corporate Tax Rate at 15.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Albania stands at 15 percent.
Thursday January 18 2018
Albania Average Precipitation at 1.95 mm  
Precipitation in Albania decreased to 1.95 mm in December from 88.80 mm in November of 2015.
Thursday January 18 2018
Albania Average Temperature at 3.89 celsius  
Temperature in Albania decreased to 3.89 celsius in December from 9.29 celsius in November of 2015.
Friday October 27 2017
Albania Internet Speed at 6792.76 KBps  
Internet Speed in Albania decreased to 6792.76 KBps in the first quarter of 2017 from 6965.09 KBps in the fourth quarter of 2016.
Friday October 27 2017
Albania IP Addresses at 122132.00 IP  
IP Addresses in Albania increased to 122132 IP in the first quarter of 2017 from 102515 IP in the fourth quarter of 2016.
Tuesday August 01 2017
Albania Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations at 12.24  
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations in Albania increased to 12.24 in the second quarter of 2017 from 10.31 in the first quarter of 2017.
Tuesday August 01 2017
Albania Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations at 11.42  
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations in Albania increased to 11.42 in the second quarter of 2017 from 9.83 in the first quarter of 2017.
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