13.000 Businesses Closed in a Year
Albanian Daily News
Published January 12, 2018
Some 13.000 businesses were closed on 2017. The General Directory of Taxes declared that during January-December 2017 some mainly small 13.000 businesses were closed going into a passive status.
According to the last data, the highest number of the businesses closed was registered in Tirana, 4120, Durres 1900, Vlora 1085 and Fier 802.
One of the main reasons of the closure is economical crisis, the decrease of purchasing power and the increase of the costs to maintain the business.