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Foreign Direct Investments And Business Climate In Albania


  • Gentiana Sharku

    (University of Tirana, Faculty of Economy Tirana, Albania)

  • Etleva Bajrami

    (University of Tirana, Faculty of Economy Tirana, Albania)


Albania has opportunities to attract foreign direct investments in several sectors of economies: agriculture, manufacture economy, tourism etc. Albania has a great potential, but the domestic capital is very low and it is not enable to utilize these opportunities. The aim of our paper is to point out some of the obstacles and the opportunities that Albania offers to the foreign investors. We have tried to show the position that Albania has in term of foreign direct investments and the ease of doing business in relation to the other countries in the region.

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  • Gentiana Sharku & Etleva Bajrami, 2011. "Foreign Direct Investments And Business Climate In Albania," Revista Tinerilor Economisti (The Young Economists Journal), University of Craiova, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, vol. 1(16), pages 123-131, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:aio:rteyej:v:1:y:2011:i:16:p:123-131

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    foreign investment; privatization; doing business; barriers; opportunities;

    JEL classification:

    • F14 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Empirical Studies of Trade
    • F21 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Investment; Long-Term Capital Movements


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