Albanian experts divided over Regional Economic Area benefits

Tirana Times
By Tirana Times July 18, 2017 17:29

Albanian experts divided over Regional Economic Area benefits

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  • Albania's current cooperation with CEFTA member countries that includes six Western Balkan member countries and Moldova is currently poor and already hurt by frequent trade disputes and barriers. Albania's exports to CEFTA countries account for only about 14 percent of the total while imports for only less than 7 percent, compared to about three-quarters of exports and two thirds of imports to and from EU member countries.

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TIRANA, July 18 – Few days after Western Balkans signed an EU-mediated deal on a regional economic area, Albanian economy experts seem divided on the benefits of the cooperation agreement

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By Tirana Times July 18, 2017 17:29