Albania: Resources

Government Resources
Main Government Page kryeministria.al
Statistics Office instat.gov.al
Central Banks bankofalbania.org

Regulatory Agency Sites

Albania: Electronic and Postal Communications Authority (AKEP)

The Electronic and Postal Communications Authority (AKEP) is the regulatory agency for post and electronic communication in Albania. AKEP creates regulatory policies for operators and they monitor compliance with these regulations. AKEP also promotes investment and technological innovation while managing the radio frequency spectrum, allocating numbers, and ensuring fair competition. This resource is available with very little English translation. 

Albania: Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Entrepreneurship

The Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Entrepreneurship for the Republic of Albania is tasked with building a new economic model. This is done through the implementations of integrated economic policies all with the focus on improving the climate for business and entrepreneurship in Albania. The site provides information related to ministry structure and the latest news about the ministry. Available only in Albanian.

Albania: Ministry of Energy and Industry

The Ministry of Energy and Industry for the Republic of Albania is tasked with developing and implementing policies aimed at ensuring the country's energy supply through the utilization of energy and mineral resources with a focus on maintaining sustainable economic development and public usefulness. The ministry also promotes industrial development standards that are more environmentally friendly. The site provides legal documents for six industries, government program introductions, and publications. Only available in Albanian.

Albania: National Council of Radio and Television

The National Council of Radio and Television of Albania regulates broadcasting by managing the radio frequency spectrum, monitoring compliance with regulation and policies by operators, granting licenses to producers, ensuring quality, appropriate broadcasts, and resolving conflicts from consumers. The Albanian version of the site provides more information in laws and can be accessed here.

Albanian Financial Supervisory Authority

The Albanian Financial Supervisory Authority is responsible for the regulation and supervision of the financial services industry within Albania. This site contains information about the legal framework, publications and statistics, jurisdiction, and other helpful links.

Other Resources

TJC Global - Doing Business in Albania

This subsection of TJC Global provides users with an overview of business etiquette and general cultural practices in Albania. Topics such as appearance, gift giving, business negotiations, and communications are discussed.

Glossary