Rates of Health Insurance and Social Security in the Republic of Albania and Region

Open Data Albania is investigating the rate of social security and health insurance contributions in our country and the region. Social security and health insurance contributions are compulsory payments, for all economically active persons, including the self-employed. Paying social security and health insurances contributions makes it possible to benefit from The Social Security Law (Law no. 7703, dated 11.05.1993) and the Health Insurance Law (Law…

Actual Budget for the Hospital Service 2012 – 2013

Open Data Albania is exploring regarding the actual budget spent on hospital service in the 2012-2013 timeframe. This budget is about investment costs, wages, cost of drugs, services, maintenance, reimbursement of medicines, etc.. This article is realized through the Treasury Transaction Monitoring, a process made possible by Spending Data Albania platform. During 2013 actual budget for the hospital service has been 14,214,540,724 in total ALL,…

Electricity prices 2011-2013. Albanian and Balkans Countries

Open Data Albania compared electricity prices for household consumers in Albania, its neighboring countries and as well, with the countries of the European Union. Data used for this comparison are collected and published by the European Union statistical office, Eurostat. The Electricity price is calculated as euro per Kilowatt/hour and it is measured as the average household consumption. In Albania the official electricity price is…

Excise tax on cigarettes and tobacco, RA and European Countries in 2014

Open Data Albania is exploring the cigarette excise tax levels in the country and the region. Referring to the Albanian legislation, excise is a tax applied to the excise products, manufactured and imported, delivered for consumption in the territory of the Republic of Albania. Products that are subject to excise duty are: energy products, alcohol and alcoholic beverages, tobacco and tobacco products, coffee, incandescent lamps,…

Internal public debt and external 2003 – 2013

Source: Bank of Albania, Ministry of Finance * For 2013, the data are up in the third quarter Comments and processing: ODA Source: Bank of Albania, Ministry of Finance * For 2013, the data are up in the third quarter Comments and processing: ODA Source: Bank of Albania, Ministry of Finance * For 2013, the data are up in the third quarter Comments and processing:…

Public debt by maturity 2003 -2013

The debt stock of a country is total public debt issued domestically and abroad and that still is not settled. Public debt can be repaid within one year as short-term debt, or in more than one year as long-term debt . Open Data Albania has completed updating the data on the structure of the debt stock of the Albanian state by maturity. The data are…

Export and import of oil in the country 2005 – 2013

Open Data has conducted a research on exports and imports of oil. Albania is estimated to have relatively high reserves amounting to 400 million tons of oil . According to official sources of the National Natural Resources , about 40 million tons of oil are still unexploited. Patos Marinza is the area with the highest oil reserves in Albania. This area of 44 thousand hectares…

Exports of metals 2005-2012

Open Data Albania has investigated on the export of metals in the years 2004-2012 . Albania is one of the countries in the Balkan region with a rich underground, where are extracted, processed and then exported some kind of metals and minerals, including iron, copper, chrome or oil. Metals that are extracted are mostly exported due to the fact that Albania is a small market…

Value of insurance market and share of companies 2003-2012

Open Data Albania is updating data on the insurance market in Albania. This market is a very important part of the financial system. Insurance process includes individuals and businesses that pay insurance premiums to be protected from specific negative events. This market has increased in recent years, mainly due to expansion of vehicles number on the market, the price of premiums to be paid and…

Cereals and milling products, production, import and consumption 1998-2012

Open Data Albania has conducted a research on the production, import and consumption of grains and milling products in the country. Cereals and milling products compose one of the most dynamic and significant markets, as they serve as basic food. Before the 90’s, Albania was ranked as a country of high grain output, as all the consumed quantity was produced by local farms. Grain production…

Production and consumption of tobacco 1998-2012

Open Data Albania has undertaken a research on the production, import and export of tobacco during the past fourteen years. Tobacco as raw material for cigarette manufacturing industry has shown high levels of production before the 90s. In the country there were some units that cultivated collected and processed tobacco. Albania was marked as a country with cigarette exports with some domestic brands. Currently, data…

Albania’s Eurobond Januar 2014

Albania issued the first Eurobond in international markets on November 4th of 2010. A Eurobond is a bond issued in international markets (not locally) with a maturity of 1 year or more. At the announcement the bond had a 7.625% yield. This instrument is comparable to other government bonds already issued by Albania, but it: (i) is exclusively traded in foreign international markets and (ii)…