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 Concessions Jurisdiction for the settlement of Disputes of the Parties 2017-2020

Open Data Albania is researching the jurisdiction for resolving disputes that may be encountered during the implementation of Concession Contracts or Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) drafted in the last four years, January 2017 – December 2020. The jurisdiction consists of the Court, the Arbitration Chamber or the Institution designated in advance as the Institution where the parties will be referred for review and adjudication in…

Source of Investment and Ministerial Portfolio for PPP January 2017 – March 2021

Open Data Albania is classifying Public Private Partnership (PPP) Concessions by type of Investment, i.e. supported by the state budget or private parties. The classification is being done for PPPs approved in the four-year period 1 January 2017 to March 2021. Also in this article are listed PPPs according by Head of the Contracting Authority during the period of evaluation, negotiation and signing of concession…

Sectoral Division Concessions and PPPs approved during 2017 – 2020

Open Data Albania is researching on Sectoral Division for Concessions and Public-Private Partnership (PPPs) approved in Albania during the period January 2017 – December 2020. The article identifies the number and value of investment, specifying the Institutional Sector and the Sectoral Category. The data are from the PPP Concession Register database published on the OpenCorporates.al portal. During the period January 2017 until December 2020, 24…

Renegotiation of PPP Concession Contracts, Additions and Amendments January 2017 – April 2021

Open Data Albania is researching on Concession and Public Private Partnership PPP contracts terminated or repealed during the period January 2017- April 2021.  The renegotiation coincides with the Amendment of the Contract or Concession Agreement. Such changes made by renegotiation may affect elements such as the Object, Parties, Terms, Conditions, or the Value of the Contract. In certain cases, changes and renegotiations may affect more…

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…

Tracing of tenders related to the Natural Disaster of Covid -19, AIS database as an independent monitoring mechanism

AIS has traced tenders carried out by health institutions in the country, creating a database with information on tenders’ procedures, purchases, performance, and status. The database enables transparency and tracing of contracts signed for: Medications –http://openprocurement.al/en/htender/covid/title/BARNA%20COV-2?  Equipment –http://openprocurement.al/en/htender/covid/title/APARATURA%20COV-2? Protective Gears – http://openprocurement.al/en/htender/covid/title/MJETE-MBROJTESE%20COV-2? Medical Oxygen – http://openprocurement.al/en/htender/covid/title/OKSIGJEN%20COV-2? or Purchases of Vaccines –http://openprocurement.al/en/htender/covid/title/KONTRAKTIME%20VAKSINIM%20COV-2? The data are listed by type of procedure and institution. Tracing, transparency, and accountability take particular importance in…

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…

Ranking 10 Most Paid Businesses from the State Treasury in 2020, Treasury Transactions from Open Data Albania

Open Data Albania is publishing data on the Most Paid Clients through the State Budget Treasury Transactions during the year 2020. The records are summarized in this article on the ranking, based on data from the Treasury Transactions Database, which is administered by the organization called AIS  and which consist of information on every disbursement allotted from 2012 onwards. Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG Albania is…