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Albania Resident Representative Site

Resident Representative Office in Albania

This web page provides information on the activities of the Office, views of the IMF staff, and the relations between Albania and the IMF. Additional information can be found on Albania and IMF country page, including official IMF reports and Executive Board documents in English that deal with Albania.

News and Highlights


Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Albania

March 17, 2015 click for more

Regional Economic Issues Special Report - The Western Balkans: 15 Years of Economic Transition

March 9, 2015 click for more

Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Review Mission to Albania

November 25, 2014 click for more

Statement following an IMF Mission to Albania

September 10, 2014 click for more

Press release: Appointment of a new IMF Resident Representative for Albania

May 6, 2014 click for more

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Albania and The IMF

Press Release: IMF Reaches Staff-Level Agreement for Completion of Fifth and Sixth Reviews of Albania’s EFF

November 10, 2015

How to De-Dollarize Financial Systems in the Caucasus and Central Asia?

September 23, 2015
Author/Editor: Sami Ben Naceur ; Amr Hosny ; Gregory Hadjian
Series: Working Paper No. 15/203
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Fiscal Deficit and Public Debt in the Western Balkans : 15 Years of Economic Transition

July 24, 2015
Author/Editor: Zsoka Koczan
Series: Working Paper No. 15/172
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Press Release: Statement by an IMF Mission to Albania

June 30, 2015

Albania: Fourth Review Under the Extended Arrangement and Request for Modification and Waiver of Applicability of Performance Criteria-Staff Report; and Press Release

May 19, 2015
Series: Country Report No. 15/129 click for more

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Latest on Europe

Regional Economic Issues: Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe

May 2015 Click for more

The Regional Economic Issues (REI) report, published on May 11, 2015, assesses the macroeconomic outlook for Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe (CESEE), in light of the latest global economic and financial developments. Countries in the region are facing mixed economic fortunes, according to athe report. In addition to the legacies of the crisis, external forces are at play: the oil price, the strength of the euro area recovery, and geopolitical tensions.

Read the CESEE Regional Economic Issues report (PDF).

Read the Survey Magazine article, "Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe: Mind the Credit Gap."