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Question: Mr Sejko, first thank you for the interview. The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund have revised down their forecasts for economic growth in the next two years. What is the Bank of Albania’s forecast for growth?...
Published by GOVERNOR'S OFFICE on 24.11.2017
Question: Thank you Governor for agreeing to the interview. Indeed, this is my fist interview with you and I really appreciate the opportunity, especially considering that now we are at the end of a season with many activities and decisions by the Bank of Albania. Governor: Than...
Published by GOVERNOR'S OFFICE on 30.06.2017
Albania's central bank wants to curb the use of euros so that its monetary policy works better and to protect its banking system from exchange rate shocks, its governor told Reuters....
Published by GOVERNOR'S OFFICE on 05.06.2017
Mr. Governor, thank you very much, for the opportunity to have this interview. Three months have elapsed this year. Would you give an overview of Albania’s economic situation and how is the situation of the banking system for supporting the expected economic growth as decla...
Published by GOVERNOR'S OFFICE on 18.04.2017
1.Governor, this is your third year at the helm of the Bank of Albania management. Would you say today that you have accomplished all the objectives for the past year? How did the Albanian economy perform? Year 2016 was certainly a positive one for both the economy and finan...
Published by GOVERNOR'S OFFICE on 13.03.2017
RTSH: Mr Governor, how would you assess the performance of the Albanian economy during this year? Governor Sejko: The positive growth trend continued in 2016. During 2016 H1 the economic growth was 3.1%. There are no final figures out yet, but the economic growth is expected to b...
Published by GOVERNOR'S OFFICE on 24.12.2016
TCH: The Bank of Albania has proposed to the Parliament a bill on Bank Recovery and Resolution. What does this bill consist in, and what prompted it? Governor Sejko: The 2008 crisis showed that various countries faced financial crisis and used public funds to cover financial los...
Published by GOVERNOR’S OFFICE on 07.12.2016
OraNews: A few days ago, there was a Supervisory Council meeting and a subsequent a press conference. What is the situation of the Albanian economy for the first half of 2016, and which are the problems addressed by the Bank of Albania?...
Published by GOVERNOR'S OFFICE on 14.07.2016
Vizion : This is the first interview of Governor Sejko with Kapital”. In fact, the Governor rarely appears in television studios, but quite often in public, to present analyses of the monetary policy of the Bank of Albania, as well as to inform regularly on key interest rat...
Published by GOVERNOR'S OFFICE on 27.05.2016
The Bank of Albania decided to cut its key interest rate again. Specifically, what do you expect to achieve from this latest move, and how do you expect banks and other relevant stakeholders to respond to this move?...
Published by GOVERNOR'S OFFICE on 23.05.2016

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