Infrastructural Investments Plummet

Infrastructural Investments Plummet

As the full financial data on government spending over 2016 are becoming available, the effects of the government’s policy to focus on “urban requalification” rather than investment into the deteriorating Albanian infrastructure are becoming visible. The official data show that the national investments into the infrastructural network in 2016 have plummeted. In 2014, investments through the […]

Why China Doesn’t Invest in Albania

Why China Doesn’t Invest in Albania

According to Philippe Le Corre, one of the key moments that boosted Chinese investments in Europe was the 2008 financial crisis, when the Chinese government started to buy eurobonds and to invest in infrastructure projects—such as the port of Piraeus in Greece, which is currently nearly completely owned by the Chinese company COSCO. The bad […]