Archive for the ‘Albania’ Category

Economy in Focus: Albania

Via Emerging Europe, an article on Albania: Challenges there may be, but Albania’s economy is broadly in a good place. A boom in tourism is driving growth at levels above most of its regional peers. While tourism across most of the world has broadly recovered from the massive impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, in a […]

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Sunny Albania Turns to Solar Power To Fuel Development

Via Energy Daily, a report on Albania’s solar power ambitions: Along southwestern Albania’s coastline, the sun shines bright — warming the 234,828 new solar panels at the Karavasta power station that will be connected to the country’s energy grid in the coming weeks.In less than two years, the French-owned Voltalia company has built the largest […]

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Economy In Focus: Albania

Via Emerging Europe, a look at Albania’s economy: Albania’s economy enjoyed solid growth in 2022 and the lowest inflation in all of CESEE. With booming construction and tourism sectors, 2023 is set to be another year of progress. Albania has emerged from one of the rockier economic liberalisations in emerging Europe. Enver Hoxha led one […]

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Focusing primarily on The New Seven Sisters - the largely state owned petroleum companies from the emerging world that have become key players in the oil & gas industry as identified by Carola Hoyos, Chief Energy Correspondent for The Financial Times - but spanning other nascent opportunities around the globe that may hold potential in the years ahead, Wildcats & Black Sheep is a place for the adventurous to contemplate & evaluate the emerging markets of tomorrow.