Presentation on theme: "ALBANIA. ECONOMY AND EXPORT AND IMPORT PARTNERS Albanians have a GDP Per Capita of $8,000 The GDP is $12.39 billion The inflation rate is 2% Their budget."— Presentation transcript:
ECONOMY AND EXPORT AND IMPORT PARTNERS Albanians have a GDP Per Capita of $8,000 The GDP is $12.39 billion The inflation rate is 2% Their budget surplus + or deflect – is – 3.3% Their unemployment rate is 13% Import. Italy Greece China Turkey Germany Export Italy China Turkey Germany
WHAT ALBANIANS INDUSTRIES MAKE AND THEIR LABOR FORCE BY OCCUPATION Perfumes and cosmetic products Food and tobacco products Clothing and textiles Lumber Oil Cement Chemicals Mining Basic metals and lastly hydropower Labor force by occupation Agriculture 47.8% Industry 23% Services 29.2%
WHAT THEY MAKE TO SELL TO OTHER COUNTRIES AND WHAT THEY BUY. Exports Textiles and footwear Asphalt Metals and metallic ores Crude oils Vegetables Fruits Tobacco Imports machinery and equipment Foodstuffs Textiles chemicals
WHAT DOES THEIR ECONOMIC DATA REVEALS ABOUT ALBANIANS QUALITY OF LIFE? The data reveals that Albania is a developing country because their agriculture labor force by occupation is 47.8% and the U.S. has no agricultural labor forces and the U.S. as you all know is a developed country.
GEOGRAPHY Albania has 11,100 square miles Mostly mountainous, with a narrow costal low lands along the Adriatic and Ionian Seas Coastal soils are fertile but not well drained for agriculture, instead rocks, forested mountains and sandy beaches are considered a treasure to Albanians for their tourism potential. The country has some mountain lakes The nations biggest peak is Korabi (9,026 feet or 2,751 meters tall) other mountains are know to be over 8,000 feet though. Summers are hot and dry, winters are mild and wet, winter low temperature may fall to 0 degrees f especially in the north and southeast, the summer high may get up to 90 degrees f
NATURAL RESOURCES Petroleum Natural gas Coal Minerals Copper Oil Iron Nickel
HOW DOES ALBANIA'S GEOGRAPHY, CLIMATE, AND NATURAL RESOURCES EFFECT THEIR DAILY LIFE/ JOBS? Since the soil is fertile in Albania they can grow crops, also because of their natural resources they can make metal with their iron and sell the nickel that they mine, and use the coal for electricity. Because of them being a developing country they will have a lot of farmers and agricultural jobs to be farming but because of only the coastal lands are fertile it will be hard for them to grow a lot of crops.
CULTURE Before 1991 clothing was usually homemade now it is usually purchased, urban woman wear dresses and skirts more than pants, the youth like to wear jeans and t-shirts with sneakers, urban professional men wear business suits and ties, people from rural areas wear traditional clothes depending on their religion. Albanians speak shiqip (Albanian) which is a Indo-European language directly from Illyrian. In 1908 Albanians adopted a Latin script that contains 36 letters, 7 of which are vouls. prior to the Ottoman Era Albanians were mostly christian
WHAT DO WE NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THESE PEOPLE TO KNOW WHAT MAKES THEIR CULTURE UNIQUE That we need to know that these people are very traditional people because all their traditions, arts, clothing, some music, and some jobs are related to their religion so that really means that they are a traditional country.
CURRENT EVENT: HOW HAS UNITED STATES HAS EFFECTED THIS EVENT Right now the United Nations is doing a Albania natural recourses development project to get more resources in Albania the United Sates has effected this project because they are tring to get Albania to be a developed country in the world.