TOP TEN REASONS TO INVEST IN ALBANIA

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STRATEGIC LOCATION IN SOUTH-EASTERN EUROPE
– located at the heart of several major transport corridors
– entry gate to global markets through its four ports
 
FREE MARKET ACCESS
– liberalized economy and trade
– a resilient economy in the region
 
BUSINESS FRIENDLY ENVIRONMENT
– tax benefits to strategic sector investors
– legal framework compliant with EU legislation
 
ONE-STOP-SHOP MODEL
– 24 hours to register a new business
– 100 ALL – fast and transparent licensing system
 
Large selection of investment opportunities
– wide range of public private investment opportunities
 
SUPPORTIVE FDI LEGAL FRAMEWORK
– no prior government authorization is required for investments
– no limitations on foreign companies
– no restrictions on profit and capital repatriation
– special state protection to all foreign investors
 
FAVORABLE TAX SYSTEM
– corporate tax rate – 15%
– progressive tax rate – 0-23%
– avoidance of double taxation treaties with over 30 countries
– fair and equal treatment of domestic and foreign investors
 
COMPETITIVE WORKFORCE
– over 1 million well-educated and motivated professionals
– 57% of population is under the age of 35
– one of the most competitive wage rates in the region at 210 EUR/month
 
 RAPIDLY IMPROVING INFRASTRUCTURE
– investments in infrastructure, communication and energy
 
A GLOBAL RECOMMENDED TOURIST DESTINATION
– fourth on the New York Times “52 Places to go in 2014”
– ranked in Lonely Planet’s annual top 10 places to visit (2011)