Regulatory Agency Sites
The Electronic and Postal Communications Authority (AKEP) is the regulatory agency for postal and electronic communication in Albania. AKEP creates regulatory policies for operators and monitors compliance with these regulations. The website provides information about AKEP's board members and organization structure, legislation, and publications. A limited English version of the site is available, however, some features are only offered in Albanian.
The Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Entrepreneurship for the Republic of Albania has a mission of building a new economic model by implementing integrated policies that will improve the climate for business and entrepreneurship in Albania. The site provides information about the ministry, Albania's economy, tourism, and legislation, as well as weekly new reports. Available only in Albanian.
The Ministry of Energy and Industry for the Republic of Albania develops and implements policies that are aimed to preserve the country’s energy supply while sustaining economic development, ensuring public usefulness, and promoting 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.
The Audiovisual Media Authority (AMA) regulates broadcasting by managing the radio frequency spectrum, monitoring compliance with regulation and policies by operators, granting licenses to producers, ensuring appropriate broadcasts, and resolving conflicts from consumers. The AMA website provides information about AMA regarding its members, council of complaints, and structure. Site content also includes service media providers, legislation, and press releases.
The Albanian Financial Supervisory Authority (AFSA) is responsible for the regulation and supervision of the financial services industry within Albania. This site contains information about AFSA, legal framework, publications and statistics, jurisdiction, and other helpful links.
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.