The Albanian Investment Development Agency (AIDA) is a public institution, created in 2010. The focus of the Agency is on enhancing the competitiveness of the private sector, strengthening the export potential of the country, and promoting/supporting foreign direct investment in Albania, as well as promoting the country's tourism potential.
As an intermediary between foreign investors and the Government of Albania, AIDA provides access to up-to-date information, provides an efficient way of communicating with government bodies and serves as a "One-Stop-Shop", supporting investors throughout the investment process.
The direct contribution of AIDA to the economic development of the country is emphasized through:
1. Facilitation and support of foreign direct investments in Albania;
2. Growth and competitiveness of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs); and
3. Promotion and providing assistance for exports of goods and services.
The Agency undertakes all necessary initiatives for the development of the private sector and for the improvement of the business climate, following and assisting private commercial entities in all phases of their business activity, through intervention and cooperation with foreign trade entities and bodies.