Socialist Movement for Integration, Electoral Funds and Expenditure, 2021

Open Data Albania is examining the funding and spending, during  the 2021 Election Campaign, for the electoral subject Socialist Movement for Integration, SMI. In the 2021 Election Campaign, the SMI has declared funds in the amount of 35 955 359 Lek. The latter comprises only funds collected by the party itself. Whith the funds created by party candidates, the overall proceeds administered by the the…

Socialist Party, Funds and Expenditure, 2021 Election Campaign

Open Data Albania is examining funding and spending, during the 2021 Election Campaign, of the electoral subject Socialist Party, SP. During the campaign for the general elections, the Socialist Party declared a total amount of 176 538 087 ALL in funds, whereas only 137 882 751 ALL of it was declared as expenditure, resulting in surplus of 38 655 336 ALL. Meanwhile, the amount spent…

Democratic Party, Electoral Funds and Expenditures, 2021 Election Campaign

Open Data Albania is looking into the funds and spending of the 2021 election campaign, for the electoral subject Democratic Party of Albania, PD. Regarding the 2021 Election campaign, the Democratic Party has declared a proceeds fund of 47 625 660 ALL. All said revenue was spent during the campaign by the Democratic Party and its candidates. Table: DP, Total Funds and Expenditures for the…

COMPANIES AWARDED PUBLIC PROCUREMENT CONTRACTS THROUGH OPEN COMPETITION IN 2021

In this article we are covering the Companies that were awarded the highest value contracts in the Public Procurements, held by the Albanian state authorities during 2021. Data concerning all contracting procedures by tender, are available in Excel format released by the Public Procurement Agency.  We are listing and sorting companies by analyzing the weight that each contractor has in the total value procured during…

Historical Inflation Rate in Albania since 1992 and European countries between 2010-2021

Open Data Albania is examining the inflation rate in Albania and other European countries based on the data obtained from the World Bank. The inflation rate represents the increase of the general level of the prices within an economy. According to the Bank of Albania, inflation officially started to be measured in July 1992, so we have presented how the inflation rate has changed in…

Consumer Price Index based on Goods and Services, 2022 vs. 2021

Open Data Albania is examining the annual changes in the consumer price index by category of goods and services, for the March 2021-March 2022 period. If we assess the changes by category, “Transport” has had the biggest hike in a year, with a 19.9% increase, followed by “Food and Non-alcoholic Beverages” with 9.3% and “Alcoholic beverages and tobacco” increased by 4.9%. Source: INSTAT Comments and…

Open Data Albania: 173 % increase in visibility, citizens are interested in economic analyses and transparent data

Open Data, Access and Transparency over sectors exposed to Risk of Corruption – this is the project our Organization is implementing with the support of SIDA(Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency). The project is composed of two components: Increased Transparency on taxpayers money (public money) under the slogan “Where Does my Money Go” and Youth Empowerment against Corruption – Civic Education, Improving Fact-Checking Models. In recent…

Public Procurements and the 2021 Election Campaign, NdiqParate.al: In the eve of 2021 Election Campaign, 28% of the Tenders were finalized without an Open Competition

Open Data Albania examined all tendering procedures concerning 2020 and 2021 public funds, their volume, and the identification of the Estimated Fund contracted without an open competition. What we found out was that 2020 and the semester prior to the 2021s Election Campaign present an increase of 150% in the contracted monetary value compared to non-election years. This fact testifies an over-concentration of contracted funds on the…

Projection: Albania needs another century to catch up on the EU average on income per capita

Albania could catch up on the EU average on income per capita in about a century. This is an economic projection, carried out by Open Data Albania analysts, examining three different scenarios of the country’s economic progress and the potential they present to converge our income per capita with the EU average. The analyses published in the #OpenDataAlbania platform, aim to supply the public debate and…

Minimum wage and loss of consumption power from lack of actual indexation

Open Data Albania is conducting a research concerning the indexation of the official minimum wage in Albania over the years, more specifically during 2000-2022. During this period there has been a regular increase in the formal minimum wage, excluding 2007, 2014-2016, 2018 and 2020. For 2022, the minimum wage increased in advance in April, although it was planned for mid-year. The move came a result…

FEATURES OF HOUSEHOLD CONSUMPTION IN ALBANIA, TYPE-BASED EXPENSES 2020

Open Data Albania is analyzing the average monthly consumption in Albanian households, ie how much an average Albanian resident household spends each month to meet their individual needs for goods and services. The data under review were sourced from INSTAT. In 2020, an Albanian household spends on average of 83 475 ALL every month for consumer goods and services, a figure that is 20% higher…

Businesses and Subcontractors in the Reconstruction Program; Exemption from Value Added Tax

The General Directorate of Taxes, pursuant to DCM no.143, dated 13.02.2020, “Procedures for issuing authorization to reconstruction entities and for exemption from value added tax on the supply of goods and services for the purposes of the reconstruction process”, has released such authorizations for economic entities contracted for the Reconstruction program or their subcontractors. The authorization confirms that the Company has no obligation to pay…

Poverty Line in Albania: A comparison in the share of Population living under the national Poverty Line in European countries

Open Data Albania is analyzing statistical data from INSTAT related to the absolute poverty indicator at the national poverty line. Poverty is a expressed quantitatively through indicators of per capita income and the ability of individuals to meet basic living needs. Although Albania does not have a minimum living wage recognized by law, INSTAT publishes information on the number and percentage of the population living…

Energy Purchase Price from the State and the Stock Exchange, 2012 -2021. Year and Month when the Difference Between Exchange Stock Prices and Energy Purchases Price by State is emphasized.

Source: HUPX, ERE 2021, Annual Report 2021 Comments and Analysis: Open Data Albania Source: HUPX, ERE 2021, Annual Report 2021 Comments and Analysis: Open Data Albania Source: HUPX, ERE 2021, Annual Report 2021 Comments and Analysis: Open Data Albania Source: HUPX, ERE 2021, Annual Report 2021 Comments and Analysis: Open Data Albania Source: HUPX, ERE 2021, Annual Report 2021 Comments and Analysis: Open Data Albania…

Public debate based in facts and data

The analyzes published on #OpenDataAlbania aim to supply the debate and public opinion with facts and fact-based arguments. Albania’s Economic Growth, its Potential to Reach and Adjust to the Level of the European Union Countries is examined in detail in the article Projection, when will Albania potentially reach the level of EU Per capita income https://ndiqparate.al/?p=15501 from Ilir Brasha Albania will need  97 years to…