Socialist Party – 2013 Electoral Funds and Expenses

In the electoral campaign for the 2013 parliamentary elections, the Socialist Party, which was also the leading political formation of the alliance that won the elections, managed to collect funds amounting to 80 million Leks (ca. $741,467). In addition, according to official financial reports, this political party has spent twice as much as collected funds. Specifically, its total campaign expenses amount to 187 million Leks…

In the electoral campaign for the 2013 parliamentary elections, the Socialist Movement for Integration managed to collect funds amounting to circa 25 million Leks ($241,279). In addition, according to the financial reports, the same party has spent forty seven million Leks (ca. $449 470). Consequently, the SMI has recorded an excess of expenses amounting to 21.9 million Leks. That is to say, 46 % of…

The amount of debt per capita in the years 2010-2013

As one of the most important indicators, which helps in judging the solvency of a country to repay its debt, “the amount of debt per capita” presents a particular interest to take into consideration. It is calculated as the ratio of total public debt issued and still outstanding to the number of population in a given year and is one of the main elements that…

The export and import of “wood, articles of wood and wood charcoals” in the years 2008-2012

Open Data Albania has examined the level of exports and imports of “wood, articles of wood and wood charcoal” reported for the years 2008-2012. In the past five years, Albania has exported about 7.6 billion ALL of wood, articles of wood and wood charcoal, while imported about 34.5 billion for the same period of time, making import-export ratio for this category to be approximately 4.5…

Privatization revenues during 2010-2013

Privatization revenues are revenues from the sale of a public asset. According to the classification of Statistics Division of the United Nations, which is also the system used in our country, these revenues are not included in the ?Total Income? group, but are classified as part of the deficit financing. Open Data Albania has conducted a research on the incomes from the privatization process during…

Offences to forests and pastures 2005-2012

Open Data Albania has conducted a research on the cases of damage through exploitation to forest and pasture areas in the years 2005-2012. Estimated cases are referred by the authorities under the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Water Management. Such offences are foreseen in our Penal Code, specifically section 205, the Illegal Logging of Forests. Besides criminal offences, actions with consequences in forest and pasture…

Funding from the State Budget for the “former politically persecuted” in the years 2005-2013

Open Data Albania has conducted a research on the financial support provided from the State Budget to the “former politically persecuted” since 2005, in total value and as a percentage of GDP. For this reason the Fiscal Tables of the Consolidated Budget were examined, also known as Table 6 of the Budget Law, in which funds for this category occupy a special place in Total…

The cost of debt per capita in the years 2010-2013

“The cost of debt per capita” is calculated as the ratio of total interest expense, paid from the budget for the outstanding debt, to the number of the population in a given year. It is a very important indicator, that helps in judging the solvency of the state debt, and furthermore, the repayment in time of interests. Open Data Albania has examined the performance of…

Flights to Rinas Airport, companies share in the market 2005 – 2012

Open Data Albania is realizing a research on the passengers? number flying to the unique airport in Albania, Airport “Mother Teresa” in Rinas. Research has considered the number of passengers of each airline. The purpose of analysis beside passenger trend over the years is also the evaluation of weight that operating airlines have in the domestic market. In time frame 2005-2012 the number of passengers…

Insurance companies and ranking based on the ratio of paid damages versus premiums collected in 2012

Open Data Albania has conducted a research on the ratio of paid damages per insurance companies against premiums collected by category. The report is based on data from the Financial Supervision Authority. At the end of 2012 it results that the company which has paid more damages versus premiums collected has a ratio of 56.3% . Ratio of paid damages versus premiums collected per insurance…

The quality of loans of the banking system in Albania 2007-2013

Open Data Albania has conducted a research on the quality of loans of the banking system in Albania, based on data from the Bank of Albania for the period 2007-2013.  Loans are classified as problematic when banks have difficulty in collecting them. They are categorized in several ways depending on the degree of problems they manifest: • Standard loans are also called as regular loans, because…