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D3

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GDP USD15.3bn (World ranking 123, World Bank 2019)
Population 2.9mn (World ranking 137, World Bank 2019)
Form of state Parliamentory republic
Head of government Edi Rama (PM)
Next elections 2021, legislative
  • Good international relations (NATO membership, official EU accession candidate)
  • Low labor costs
  • Moderate level of inflation
  • Fiscal deficits in check since 2016
  • Considerable inflow of remittances
  • Large informal economy
  • Regular power cuts due to energy shortages
  • High public and external debt levels
  • Continued large current account deficits
  • High level of unemployment
  • Slow reform processes
  • Weak rule of law and high level of perceived corruption
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