PPP incinerators, Financial Support from the State Budget over the years, 2015-2024

Open Data Albania is conducting a research regarding the financial support that the State Budget provided, over the years, for PPP Concession Contracts in the Waste Management sector. More specifically, the following ones: 1. Building of the landfill, incinerator and rehabilitation of existing landfills in Tirana, implemented by Integrated Energy BV SPV sh.p.k. 2. Building, operation and transfer of the incinerator for the processing urban…

COMMERCIAL EXCHANGE: RUSSIAN IMPORT-EXPORTS WITH COUNTRIES APPLYING SANCTIONS

In this article we are listing the history of exports and imports of the Russian Federation with countries that are already applying trade sanctions and embargoes against her. Countries and Markets are being affected by trade sanctions and this is expected to have further effects in the coming months. On February 24, 2022, shortly after the start of Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, the European Council…

Projection, the date when Albania potentially reaches the level of per capita income of the EU

Open Data Albania is analyzing different projections or scenarios which will try to estimate when will Albania reach the same level of per capita average income with European Union. To establish the potential pessimistic and optimistic projections, we are considering the dynamic changes that the per capita income has undergone in the country. To that end, we’ll be assessing the growth progression or change in…

Public Procurement Procedures without competition in 2020 and 2021

Open Data Albania has done a short analysis on Public Procurement Procedures held in 2020 and 2021 without competition or open procedures. As such, we have taken into consideration tenders that were conducted with Restricted, local or international, procedures and Negotiated procurement procedures without prior publication of a contract notice.In this analysis, we have not considered Negotiated procurement procedures with prior announcement or Requests for…

Electricity generation from Public and Private Hydropower Plants 2007-2021

Open Data Albania is publishing data on the production of electricity from hydropower plants in the country. In addition to the hydro works owned and administered by the Albanian Electricity Corporation (KESH), there are also small and medium HPPs operating in the country. Their licensing and construction started during the Government Program for Energy mandate 2009 – 2013, through Public Private Partnerships or Concessionary HPPs.…

Planned Government Expenditure for Healthcare Programs, 2022 Budget

Open Data Albania is analyzing the level of public spending on healthcare over the years by examining the programs that cover health services. In accordance with Law no. 115/2021 ‘On the 2022 budget’, there are 77 billion ALL planned to be distributed to the  Ministry of Health and Social Protection, out of which 63% or 49 billion ALL will be allocated for the health services…

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…

Five Year Government Expenditure based on Function

In the below article we will examine at the Consolidated State Budget Expenditures in the five-year 2017-2021 period, also breaking it down by Function. Social protection is the function with the highest budget support. Over 31% of total budget expenditure or over 9% of GDP over the years has been spent on providing economic assistance, pensions, unemployment, and disability payments, etc. In total, within five…

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…

Budget Expenditures for the Health Sector, Mandatory Health Contributions and Average Expenditure Per capita 2022

Open Data Albania is analyzing budget expenditure for the Health sector, as outlined in the 2022 budget. If we refer to the functional classification, the Health sector is one of the ten functions guaranteed by the state. This feature includes expenses for: Medical products, appliances, and equipment; Outpatient services (for outpatients – i.e. who do not require hospitalization); Hospital services; Public health services; research and…

Public Expenditure by Function Per Capita, Comparative Analyses Albania versus EU countries

Open Data Albania is researching the distribution of public money based on Functions in the State Budget by comparing per capita expenditures in EU countries and the region. This will display the focus of the Governments to the various functions and sectors, as well as government standards in spending on these functions. Government or Budget Functions aim to guarantee the provision of services such as:…

Budget Revisions during the State of Natural Disasters, 2020-2021

Open Data Albania is conducting a research regarding the State Budget Revisions for the management of two natural disasters: the November 2019 Earthquake and the Covid-19 Pandemic. The purpose of this article is to record these events’ financial effects on the State Budget 2020 and 2021. The data for this article has been retrieved from the Ministry of Finance budget charts, which refer to the…

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%…

Reimbursement of medicines by value and by beneficiary categorization, 2016-2020

Open Data Albania is looking into the value and beneficiary categories of reimbursable for the 2016 – 2020 period. The list of reimbursable medicines and medical devices is one of the important packages funded by the Compulsory Health Insurance Fund. Reimbursement of medicines is realized on the basis of contracts that the Fund has established with pharmacies, using as reference the List of Reimbursable Medicines…

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…