Government Opens Arbër Highway Tender

Government Opens Arbër Highway Tender

The government has announced the tender for the Arbër highway project that would connect Tirana with Bulqiza and eventually Macedonia. In April, the government received an unsolicited offer of Gjoka Konstruksion to build the road for €250 million financed through a private–public partnership. From the total of  €250 million, €190 million would be invested by […]

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 […]