COVID-19 has had a negative impact not only on health department but also on the economic level of any country, as the chain effect has reduced operational work and affected, complete or partial on “freezing” all commercial activities in the country. In Albania, COVID-19 is considered an “invisible enemy” and in this condition, the country had to offer an instant approach to maintain health and economic system balances. Faced with such an emergency, Albania declares “State of Natural Disasters” emergencies, as a result of COVID-19 situation. The Civil Protection Law stipulates that natural disasters are disasters caused by extreme natural phenomena, such as earthquakes, floods and floods, and other events affecting people’s lives, living things, property, cultural heritage, environment etc. “
Among other commitments of this law, the government must:
- develop and implementation a plan for the protection of citizens
- compensate citizens affected by natural disasters
- as well as set priorities and limitations that prevent the consequences of the disaster.
The Albanian Diaspora Business Chamber is constantly monitoring market developments and is a loyal ally for all its members, while responding to any member business that feels the need to consult on legal-economic practices.
Below are some questions and answers about COVID-19, which will be updated if other information’s are provided by the market, responsible institutions or commercial activities.