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Country At A Glance

Flag - Albania
Map - Albania

Country Facts

Nominal GDP11.59 Billion USD
Population3.20 Million
Total Trade/GDP99.27%
CurrencyAlbanian Lek (ALL)
Merchandise Imports from Canada36.29 Million CAD
Main importsMachinery & Equipment, Manufactured Goods, Food, Beverage & Tobacco

EDC in Albania

Canadian companies assisted7
International buyers insured7
Business volume1.86 Million CAD

Business Environment

Albania, maintains positive growth rates despite projections pre crisis 2008. Agriculture remains as a key sector and largest for the country. Canada has an experience with trade and investment relationship with Albania, especially in the extractive sector and potential for business opportunities across a variety of sectors, particularly in the energy, infrastructure, extractive, tourism and agribusiness.

Key Industries

  • Agriculture
  • Construction & Infrastructure
  • Mining & Metals
  • Oil & Gas
  • Power

How we can support your business

Through our representations in Istanbul, Turkey, we provide regional support to Canadian companies planning on or currently doing business in Albania. Our regional representatives have developed strategic relationships with major buyers in key sectors as well as an extensive network of local contacts in the market.

  • We are positioned to help Canadian companies through a range of financing and risk management services.
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