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Albanian exports to UK have reached the highest monthly historic level

Albanian exports to the United Kingdom have reached the highest monthly historic level, at about ALL 312 million.Growth is significant, as it does not only speak of historic record but also a 13-fold increase compared to October last year, when exports were only ALL 24 million.This year in May the record was 122 million ALL. Data from INSTAT and the Customs Directorate indicate that the record has gained momentum from the category of machinery and spare parts, reports SCAN.There are 241 million ALL of the products exported to the island during October, official figures show.The most significant growth has been the category of nuclear reactors, locomotives, but also aluminum.All three of these cargo categories have increased from almost zero to nearly ALL 240 million in total.If the trend continues to be the same, the United Kingdom can turn into one of our country’s main trading partners.And even Albania can reap benefits from Britain’s formal exit from the European Union.With Brex, Britain’s foreign trade will need to be reconfigured as a large part of European countries will be replaced by countries outside the union.

/Klara Ruci/