from AgroWeb on 21 September, 2017

Lending to agriculture account for 1.5% of total

The agriculture sector continues to have a negligible share in the total loans to enterprises by 1.5% only due to the high risk associated with agricultural lending, the Bank of Albania said recently in its trend in lending report. Albanian government, in collaboration with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) launched earlier this […]

from AgroWeb on 20 September, 2017

Bank of Albania research on financing agriculture sector

TIRANA, ATA – “Assessment of the method of financing micro and agricultural enterprises” is the latest research document released by the Bank of Albania and carried out by by Kliti Ceca and Elona Dushku from the Bank’s Research Department. The paper aims to present the results of the survey conducted by the Bank of Albania […]

from AgroWeb on 18 July, 2017

Albania’s foreign trade in goods with EU countries is 68.8%

Trade with the EU countries is 68.8 % of total trade. In June 2017, exports to EU countries occupied 78.3 % of total export and imports from EU countries occupied 65.0 % of total import. The main trade partners remain Italy (36.6 %), Greece (7.7 %), Germany (7.5 %) and Turkey (5.6 %). According to […]

from AgroWeb on 18 July, 2017

Local farmers, agribusiness companies to benefit from EBRD funds

Local farmers and agribusiness companies will benefit from fresh funds under the Albania Agribusiness Support Facility (AASF), a financial instrument jointly launched by the Albanian government and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) aimed at increasing farmers’ and agribusiness companies’ access to finance. The EBRD is providing unfunded risk participation of €25 million, […]

from AgroWeb on 21 June, 2017

ProCredit Bank‘s staff engages in clean-up mission of the coast

For many years, the ProCredit Bank’s staff has engaged in a voluntary basis to clean certain areas of Albania from waste. This year, ProCredit Bank chose Lalzit Bay as one of the most popular touristic areas during the summer season. All participants in the clean-up activity provided a contribution to cleanse the environment from the […]

from AgroWeb on 26 May, 2017

Plastic Rice – Statement by the Embassy of China in Albania

Following some recent publications on international media such as the BBC and the European Union’s reports on the risk of plastic rice from China, and its coverage at AgroWeb.org, the Chinese Embassy in Albania referring to a statement from the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, declares that, Government of China pays […]