Tirana, 7 November 2017: EU delegation in Albania opens public consultations with private sector, civil society and other stakeholders in the framework of preparing the Albania 2018 Annual Report. The first consultation meetings were held on the 6th and 7th of November 2017.  Business organizations representatives were present at the dedicated session about the private sector and shared their positions and comments on the developments overseen during the last year in competition policy, financial sector development, public procurement, taxation etc.

ICC Albania remains available to collect any opinion and comments from the business community on the related chapters; Chapters 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 16, 17, 20, 30 + Economic Criteria.

The structure of the Albania 2018 Annual Report will be the same as the 2016 Report. For each of the criteria – political, economic criteria and European standards (chapters) – an evaluation will be made of Albania’s progress since October 2016. Progress will be measured in terms of concrete decisions taken, adopted legislation and degree of implementation.

Please refer to the previous EU documents related to Albania in the links below:

2016 Annual Report on Albania

2016 Communication on Enlargement Policy