Households affected by the increase in the price of energy based on the USP Proposed bands, – September 2022

During December, 71,278 Albanian households consume more than 800 kilowatt hours (electricity) in the winter month. One in ten families exceeds the threshold of 800 kw and is consequently affected by the recent increase in the price and tariff for electricity consumption. That is the conclusion reached made by Open Data Albania, after due analysis. There are about 829,857 Household Consumers in the country. In…

State Budget Annual Funds allocated to Political Parties in 2022

Open Data Albania is examining the public funds that political parties have benefited from the 2022 State Budget, in the form of Annual Financial Assistance. The Electoral Code, the Law on Political Parties and several decisions of the Reformation Commission recognize the right of Political Parties, participating in parliamentary elections, to collect funds from the State Budget every year. The funds’ distribution is based on…

Political parties media expenditure and media contractors, 2021’s Election Campaign

During the April 2021 Parliamentary election campaign, the Political Parties, who are electoral subjects, have declared an amount of ALL 81 120 114 (eighty one million one hundred twenty thousand one hundred fourteen Lek) as expenses for media services. This sum does not include expenditures on social media, listing only those incurred by locally registered media providers, followed by a description of the media services.…

2021 Election Party Revenues and Expenditure, Official Statements

During the 2021 election campaign for the general parliamentary elections, 12 political parties put at the campaign’s disposal a combined revenue of ALL 293 020 608. Instead, the overall Expenditures Declared are in the amount of ALL 286 116 821. As some parties have not spent all their revenue or funds made available, the campaign also reports a surplus of ALL 6.9 milion from the…

PPP Concfession Contracts Contingent Liabilities over the 2015-2021 period

Open Data Albania is examining the value and performance over the years of contingent liabilities deriving from PPP Concessions. These contingencies are classified as ‘Off’ the Government Balance Sheet. This indicator will also help us determine its ratio or weight against the Gross Domestic Product GDP. In 2020, a comparative analysis outlined on the Article about Contingent Liabilities for PPP, published by Open Data Albania,…

Revision in the 2022’s State Budget: expenditure increase or reduction, based on the programs

The government approved on July 29, 2022, the Normative Act no. 12, for the revision of the 2022 Budget Plan. The latter is the second Normative Act introducing amendments in the Budget. Earlier, through Normative Act no.3, the Budget was amended in March 2022. Budgetary expenses in the initial Plan amounted in 637.69 billion ALL, but in March the government planned an increase with 10…

Health Programs, 2022 Budget Cuts with Normative Act no. 12 July 29 and Beginning of the Year Plan 5% reduction

The government approved on July 29, 2022, its Normative Act no. 12, amending the 2022 Budget Plan. This is the second Normative Act approved to amend the State Budget for 2022. The budget was already amended earlier by Normative Act no. 3 of March 2022. Both amendments made to the State Budget by the Government consist of reductions in spending for the four Health Sector…

Infrastructure and National Roads built through Public-Private Partnership and State Budgetary support

Open Data Albania is appraising the value of investment and budget support for Public-Private Partnership Contracts, concerning the construction of National Roads and Infrastructural Works. There are 6 concession contracts in the sector of public works – National Road Infrastructure. Five of them enjoy direct support from the State Budget and the remaining is conditioned by Guaranteed State Traffic. The Full Value of Road Infrastructure…

The Construction Costs Index and the state’s decision to provide additional funding for Public works Contracts

The Albanian Government has approved the Normative Act, with the force of Law, act no. 10, dated May 18, 2022, for the Financial Compensation due to the increase in the price for some construction materials, based on the stipulations in the public contracts, as a result of the special situation created in the market during the year 2022, referring to market prices and construction cost…

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…