The main objective of the Bank of Albania is to achieve and maintain price stability. To pursue this goal and to strengthen its transparency, the Bank of Albania compiles and publishes the Monetary Policy Report. This Report is the main instrument the Bank of Albania uses to communicate its monetary policy to the public. It provides a comprehensive overview of the recent macroeconomic developments and the factors that have affected and are expected to affect consumer price performance in Albania.
The Bank of Albania’s Monetary Policy Report is published quarterly, in both Albanian and English versions. This Report was an integral part of the Economic Bulletin until 2009. It was first published as a separate publication in April 2010.
The Albanian economy has been characterized by positive development
tendencies over the last years, expressed in stable growth rates, in the constant
improvement of macroeconomic stability and in the gradual approximation
of our economy structure to the developed economies’ ones....
Published by Monetary Policy Department on 14.02.2007
The development of the Albanian economy has generally been consistent with the projections of the first semester over 2006. The sales performance over the first semester, the realization of the budget revenues plan and the rapid growth rates of credit absorption from the private ...
Published by Monetary Policy Department on 07.11.2006
Annual inflation rate reached to 3.1 per cent in May 2006. The
inflation measured by the CPI indicated a considerable increase
compared to its 2.3 per cent average in the first four months of
the year. ...
Published by Monetary Policy Department on 03.07.2006
The Albanian economy at the end of the first quarter 2006 continued to be characterized by a general macroeconomic stability, mainly reflected in keeping inflation under control, and by a considerable budget surplus, caused as a result of income realization above the projected le...
Published by Monetary Policy Department on 09.05.2006