Budget according to Government Functions 2022 planning

Open Data Albania is researching on government expenditures planned for 2022, according to functional classification. Analyzing expenditures by function can show government priorities and challenges, and focus over the years. The data are taken from the accompanying tables of Law no. 115, dated 25.11.2021 for the 2022 Budget. In total, there are ten public functions which are guaranteed by the state. For 2022, about 480…

Public Debt Stock January 2022, Performance 2000-2022

Open Data Albania is researching the performance of the Public Debt Stock in Albania from 2000 to 2022. Data for this research were obtained from the Ministry of Finance and Economy, the Institute of Statistics, the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. For 2022, annual data are planned and reported in the Reports of State Authorities. For 2022, the stock of Public Debt is…

Export and Import of Electricity in Albania, January – August 2021

Open Data Albania is researching the electricity market indicators in Albania, for the 8-month period January-August 2021. During this period, Albania had a total Gross Export (energy exported) of 2,309,783 MWh and a total of imported energy of 910,122 MWh. The decline in gross electricity exports has started in the first quarter of this year, namely since March 2021, where electricity supply fell by 37%…

Export and Import of Electricity in Albania, Sales Prices for Households and Businesses 2015-2020

Open Data Albania is investigating the Price, Quantity and Value of Sale and Purchase of Electricity in Albania 2015-2020. For 2020, a total of 5,314,811 MWh of electricity were produced or 2% more compared to 2019. By type, the largest production of electricity comes as a result of hydro sources about 99% and only 1% of electricity is produced from other renewable sources. Despite the…

Anti-COVID Vaccination 19, Administered Doses and Financial Costs in Albania September 2020 – 1 September 2021

Open Data Albania is investigating Anti Covid 19 vaccination in Albania: planning; number of doses contracted; doses administered and applied. The same analysis also reveals State Expenditures for purchase through contracting. Information in this article refers to official publications of the Prime Minister; Ministry of Health and Ministry of Finance and Economy. In order to obtain records on contracting expenses, the analytical team at Open…

Volume of Work at Port of Durrës, 90% of the maritime transport goods processed in Durres

Open Data Albania is investigating into the volume of transported goods at Port of Durrës. The need for investigation is related to the decision of the Albanian Government to terminate the existence of Durrës Port as a Merchants Port, transforming its territory into a luxury residential area and a port for vessels for individual use only. The data provided by the Institute of Statistics have…

Disbursement and Value of Sovereign Guarantees for Business Support dealing with the Consequences of Covid 19 Consequences

Open Data Albania is investigating into a new category of contingent liabilities of the Albanian state, such as 2 packages of Sovereign Guarantee for Lending to Businesses Affected by the Consequences of the Covid 19 Pandemic. Through the approval of several legal acts in 2020, the Government has approved a state guarantee line amounting to a total of 26 billion Albanian Lekë or approximately 211…

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…

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…