Politiko.al/ The government plans 22 projects in the field of technology, which are the 10 investments with the highest cost

The Albanian government has planned 22 projects in the field of Information Technology ICT, with funding from the State Budget for the period 2022-2024. “Open Data Albania” shows that the value of investments in technology reaches the figure of 9.95 billion ALL. These projects are mainly related to the improvement of hardware and software infrastructure, construction of systems and ICT infrastructure; optimization of security infrastructures, etc. Of…

Politiko.al/ 10 billion lek to face the crisis, How Rama predicted to provide the money, unlike the governments in the world

The government has increased spending by 10 billion lek or 1.8% more than planned to cope with the crisis. The Normative Act adopted on March 12 does not provide for a deepening of the budget deficit, as the increase in expenditures is expected to be covered by an increase in revenues from Taxes and Customs. The paradox is the fact that the Albanian government may…

Politiko.al/ Over 1.9 million insured doses, the cost of vaccines purchased by Albania; which type of vaccine dominates

In Albania, the first anti-Covid vaccines arrived earlier this year and so far over 1.9 doses have been provided. Our country has administered four types of vaccines, Pfizer, Astazeneca, Sinovac, Sputnik V. According to the data of “Open Data Albania” , the cost of vaccines purchased by Albania is 3.42 billion ALL. Earlier, the government did not provide details on contracts for the purchase of vaccines on the…

Politiko.al/ The list of 100 tenders with the highest value during 2021 emerges, which tops the ranking

The list of 100 tenders with the highest value that have been developed during 2021 has been published. The list issued by “Open Data Albania” shows that the tender with the highest value announced and finalized by public authorities in the country during 2021 is the construction of the Llogara Tunnel in the road section Orikum-Himara part of the highway Vlora – Saranda. This tender…

Politiko.al/ “There are no oligarchs in Albania”, Brahaj reacts after Rama’s statement: These are the cases that prove the opposite

The leader of “Open Data” Aranita Brahaj reacted after the statement of Prime Minister Edi Rama that ‘there is no oligarch who influences the government’. Through opposes the Prime Minister citing some concrete examples. Brahaj posted on Facebook, some data, claiming the opposite of what Rama declares. The following are some of the cases identified by the director of “Open Data”:  • We also have companies…

Politiko.al/ 45.5 billion ALL for PPPs in Health, how much will the concession contracts for 2022 cost the state budget

About ALL 45.5 billion have been allocated to the state budget for PPP concession contracts in Health. For the period 2015 to 2021, payments from the state have been made in the amount of 17.3 billion ALL, while for the next years a total of 28.2 billion ALL remains to be paid. The data of Open Data Albania show that the total investment of the state on PPPs…

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…

Politiko.al/ BIRN investigation: Reconstruction, ‘golden egg’ for companies affiliated with SP officials, benefited about 660 million ALL

The data provided by BIRN through the analysis of over 700 procurement procedures announced by the Albanian Development Fund and the 10 affected municipalities show that the major beneficiaries of the reconstruction process are companies affiliated with Socialist Party officials, previous winners of concessions or licenses or companies with questionable funding. At the top of the list is the company “Kevin Construction” owned by Lavdrim…

Web-ATRAKO nonfunctonal: Open Corporates Albania offers a comprehensive online Registry for PPP/Concession contracts

The cyber attack, that started in July 2022 on the Albanian official state database, has also taken offline the database containing information and documents concerning PPP/Concessions from ATRAKO, the Agency for the Handling of Concessions. Their publication, as well as guaranteeing public access are mandatory. Abanian Institute of Sccience, through its web-portal Open Corporates Albania, has in place a Registry with all the Albanian PPP…

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.…

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,…