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Here are the 2 postmen who launder Ilir Meta's money in England, their frequent and unjustified trips to London, details of his assets hidden in banks in Switzerland, Congo, Cyprus and San Marino are revealed, two more appear on the scene singers, SPAK...

Here are the 2 postmen who launder Ilir Meta's money in England, their
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Ilir Meta is preparing the ground to escape from the clutches of SPAK, here is his "ace up his sleeve", Evi Kokalari makes a strong statement

Ilir Meta is preparing the ground to escape from the clutches of SPAK, here is
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Altin Dumani accuses Edi Rama of having blocked the work of SPAK, does not provide funds for additional personnel of BKH and legal advisers who will assist prosecutors in the fight against corruption

Altin Dumani accuses Edi Rama of having blocked the work of SPAK, does not
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SHELL explodes the "bomb" of Edi Rama, Shpiragu is the "black pit" of the company, they withdraw from 600 million euro investments without a single drop of oil, the propaganda of the 500 million euro pension fund of the prime minister falls

SHELL explodes the "bomb" of Edi Rama, Shpiragu is the "black
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Here are the families that control the media and make bargains with the government in Albania, "Freedom House" gives the alarm, the presence of corruption, Berisha's continuous attempts to destabilize the country and sabotage the disturbing SPAK, the r...

Here are the families that control the media and make bargains with the
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Bardhyl Reso's "bombshell": Edi Rama has a file in the USA, in 2025 he will no longer be prime minister and the socialists won with votes, this is the danger that awaits him

Bardhyl Reso's "bombshell": Edi Rama has a file in the USA, in
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Monika Kryemadhi explodes against Ilir Meta, hints that she is becoming his "victim", the couple is in deep crisis after sinking from SPAK

Monika Kryemadhi explodes against Ilir Meta, hints that she is becoming his
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Here is the suspicious movement of money between Monika Kryemadhi and her mother who set SPAK in motion, the entire source of the fabulous wealth of the "Meta" family lies in the donation of 500 m2 of land and the saving of 5 million lek, their palace ...

Here is the suspicious movement of money between Monika Kryemadhi and her mother
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Ekonomia

The governance in Albania after 2018 has deteriorated and has become the main obstacle for investors, the EBRD raises the alarm, the report reveals

The governance in Albania after 2018 has deteriorated and has become the main

Living standards in the Western Balkans are far behind the EU countries. All six EU-6 countries have a GDP per capita adjusted for purchasing power (PPP)) that is less than half the EU average. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in the latest report "Can the Western Balkans converge towards EU living standards?" stated that the improvement of governance in Albania and the Region can be an efficient tool to increase well-being and push forward the pace of convergence to reach EU standards. According to the EBRD, improving the quality of governance can help change demographic trends, especially in Albania. The region has taken steps backwards in governance standards in recent years, widening the gap with peer countries in the EU and elsewhere. The EBRD notes that the GDP gap between the BB-6 and the EU has narrowed over the past two decades, but the pace of convergence has slowed since the global crisis of 2008-09. According to recent growth trends, it could take 70 years or more before the EU-6 reaches the welfare states of the EU. Therefore, the main question is: What can be done to accelerate the rate of convergence? And EBRD experts think that reforms can make a difference. Everyone agrees that more needs to be done to make a more stable and well-functioning market economy.

Convergence

But which reforms are likely to prove most effective in accelerating convergence? Specifically, convergence may have been accelerated by: better governance, fostering cross-border linkages, and fostering the green economy. Areas requiring special attention include the general ineffectiveness of state institutions, the courts, the lack of protection for property rights and intellectual property, and the high level of corruption.

Weak governance

The EBRD notes that weak governance is not only a major obstacle for investors, but also a disincentive for the local population, encouraging young people to emigrate (and discouraging immigrants from returning). The EBRD says improved governance can address the region's skills deficit, by persuading talented people to stay or promoting the return of those who have fled. Greater openness to trade and investment will make the region more competitive. For the past three decades, the efforts of Western Balkan economies to integrate more fully into regional and global markets have been hampered by a legacy of poor infrastructure quality, barriers to cross-border trade, and a lack of knowledge and sophistication that prevents them from enter richer markets. The EBRD points out that the attraction of foreign investors can strengthen the region's competitiveness and bring new opportunities for growth. The EBRD notes that the underlying problem in the 6 countries of the Western Balkans is low productivity, which has accumulated from under-investment in the economy, weak institutions and, more recently, unfavorable demographics and a difficult business environment.

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