wiiw Forecast Reports

ALBANIA: Growth led by rebound in electricity production and exports


Isilda Mara

in: Strong Growth Amid Increased Negative Risks
wiiw Forecast Report No. Autumn 2018, November 2018 , pp. 60-63

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Our forecasts are largely unchanged from the spring, and we continue to expect the economy to remain strong and grow above 4% in the medium term. Both domestic and external demand will support growth. Higher international oil prices should mean higher investments and exports in this sector. Public private partnership projects must be transparent and well monitored in order to avoid rises in public debt. Tangible progress of judicial system reform is critical for the start of EU membership talks.


Reference to wiiw databases: wiiw Annual Database, wiiw Monthly Database

Countries covered: Albania