The purpose of this event was four-fold:
-Present the latest result regarding Albania’s exports and imports, the respective commodity structure, geographical distribution and policy issues related to the sector’s performance.
-Take a quick look on the revealed implication from the new trade liberalizing agreements (SAA-interim and CEFTA-2006), currently into force.
-Assess the export performance of the economy and selected sectors, with a focus to competitiveness and the business climate issues.
-Promote a participatory debate, on policies affecting the Albania’s still huge trade deficit and the overall performance of the sector.
Prof. Ahmet Mançellari, Tirana University Associate expert to ACIT
Dr. Selim Belortaja