Doing Business IN ALBANIA

FOREIGN TRADE REGULATIONS

Albania applies a liberal trade regime while its foreign trade has been liberalized since 1990 and follows the guidelines set by the European Union and World Trade Organization. Albania has been a member of WTO since 2000 and applies WTO rules on import licensing. As …

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COMPANY REGISTRATION AND BUSINESS LICENSING

Two major initiatives taken by the Government of Albania which aim to improve the business climate are the establishment of the National Business Registration Center (NRC) and of National Licensing Center (NLC).  The legislation regarding business registration and licensing procedures is harmonized to EU standards …

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LABOUR

Albania offers not only a highly skilled labour force but also one of the lowest labour costs in the region. Labour relations between employee and employer are regulated by individual employment contracts pursuant to the Labour Code of the Republic of Albania and Law no. …

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INFRASTRUCTURE & UTILITIES

Its location at the center of a natural crossroad of the main transport corridors across Europe, places Albania in a strategic geographic position. With the completion of Corridor VIII, the expected implementation of the gas pipeline project TAP, with further development of infrastructures capacities of …

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