Origin and Stock of Foreign Direct Investment March 2021

Open Data Albania has updated the stock data of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the Albanian economy. The data are according to the Bank of Albania. Foreign Direct Investment Stock represents the level of Direct Investment at a given point in time.  The stock of FDI represents the value of assets owned by foreigners in the Albanian economy, in the form of capital and net…

Concessions and PPPs as Contingent Liabilities out of Government Balance Sheet, 2020, Albania and EU Countries

Open Data is researching contingent or potential liabilities to the State Budget arising from Contracts and Public Partnership Agreements and PPPs that the Albanian state has with third parties. Contingent Liabilities (conditioned and potential) are recognized in Public Finance as liabilities related to State Guarantees; Concessions classified outside the current government balance; liabilities of Publicly Owned Companies; Problematic Government Debts; Judicial Decisions and Arbitration. Eurostat…

Repeals and Termination of PPP Concession Contracts 2017-2021

Open Data Albania is researching on Concession and Public Private Partnership PPP contracts terminated or repealed during the period January 2017- April 2021.  In this four-year period that the concession activity is being analyzed, it turns out that there are five concession contracts or Public Private Partnerships that have been finally abrogated or terminated. Their termination has come for various reasons and has been done…

PPP Concession Businesses, Ranked by Income and Profit, Top 10 for the year of 2019

Open Data Albania is researching on the Financial Performance of companies that implement concessionary contracts or Public Private Partnerships (PPP), year 2019. Financial Performance Indicators are part of the Company’s Financial Statements, they include Annual Income and Profit Before Tax. For 2019, 249 PPP or concessionary companies have been active. There are also 14 PPP companies which are Suspended, 7 companies have the status of…

The Election Campaign Period and the Reconstruction Fund, Additional Budget allocated to 11 municipalities as Unconditional Transfers

Open Data Albania is investigating into the Unconditional Transfers allocated to eleven beneficiary municipalities from the Reconstruction Program Fund, focussing on the Unconditional Transfers approved by Decisions of the Council of Ministers during the Electoral Campaign Period 25 March until 25 April 2021. The analysis looked also at pre-election dates from 1 January to 25 April 2021, where such transfers amount to 15 430 836…

PPP concessionary costs for public taxpayers 2018-2023 Planning

Open Data Albania is looking into the state budget costs for Private Public Partnership  concessions (PPP) covered by public funds for the period 2018-2023. The article identifies the planned payments year after year; and provides an overview of progress made through the years by concessionary companies. This investigation is based on the Budget Report accompanying the Annual Budget Law. The six-year period (2018-2023) under review…

PPP companies with budgetary support by their controlling package in the Albanian or Foreign Trade Register

Open Data Albania is investigating PPP concessions with public financing from the state budget for 2021, identifying those that have stock control packages abroad. This investigation makes use of the data about the companies responsible for implementing PPP concessionary agreements and contracts, information published on the Open Corporate Albania portal, under the Concessionary Companies section. For each company, the portal shall identify which business register…

2021 Budget Public Costs envisioned for Private Public Partnership (PPP) Concessions

Open Data Albania is investigating the costs envisioned to be paid for Private Public Partnerships (PPP) or concessions, covered by the 2021 state budget. The article conducts an analysis of the concessionary PPP contracts that are active in 2021 and the costs envisioned for each of these contracts for the period 2018-2023. In 2021, according to the Explanatory Report of Law No. 137, the 16.12.2020…

Health Expenditures, State Budget 2020 and the Covid-19 Pandemic

Open Data Albania is looking into the state budget for health in 2020 and the dynamics of changes that the Executive and the Parliament have adopted during the year. The research aims to identify the budgetary behavior in meeting the needs of Health Institutions during the Pandemic. The research focuses solely on changes to the Health Budget. The article does not describe changes related to…

Stock of FIDs by country of origin 2012 – 2017

Open Data Albania has updated its data about the stock of Foreign Direct Investments (FIDs) in the Albanian economy based on the information published by the Bank of Albania. The stock of FIDs represents the level of Direct Investments at a certain time. In other words, the stock of FIDs represents the value of assets owned by foreigners in the Albanian economy in the form…