News & Events

  • 10 April 2014

    Joint task force for illegal constructions in Pristina


    Prishtina, 07.04.2014 - The municipality of Pristina and the Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning will soon set up a joint task force that will address the issue of illegal constructions in the city.

    The agreement was reached in today’s meeting between Pristina mayor Shpend Ahmeti and Minister...

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  • 10 April 2014

    Exporting companies from Kosovo presented at the 40th International Food Fair in Montenegro


    Prishtina, 03.04.2014 - Agency for Investments and Enterprise Support - KIESA has enabled the participation of Kosovo’s companies at the 40th International Food Fair, which is being held in Budva, Montenegro.

    The exporting companies have promoted their...

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  • 10 April 2014

    Panama and Kosovo ready for economic and political cooperation


    Prishtina, 01.04.2014 - President of Kosovo, Atifete Jahjaga, met the President of Panama, Ricardo Martinelli in the country's capital, Panama City, where she was attending the World Economic Forum Latin America.

    In the meeting, President Jahjaga stressed that Kosovo has managed to build a...

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  • 10 April 2014

    IMF concerned over Kosovo wages increase, downgrades GDP growth


    Prishtina, 01.04.2014 - The recent 25 increase of pensions and public servants' wages will put significant pressure on Kosovo's budget and hurt country's private sector, an International Monetary Fund official told Reuters on Tuesday.

    In 2011, the IMF canceled a precautionary programme with...

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  • 10 April 2014

    French companies interested to invest in Kosovo


    Prishtina, 18.03.2014 - The Minister of Economic Development, Mr. Fadil Ismajli has hosted a visit of a business delegation from France headed by the chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry France-Albania, Mr. Julien Roche.

    The business delegation from France was informed about the latest economic...

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  • 10 April 2014

    Gjakova and Mitrovica announced free economic zones


    Prishtina, 18.03.2014 - Based on the proposal made by the Ministry of Trade and Industry, the Kosovo government has decided to announce the municipality of Gjakova and Mitrovica as Free Economic Zones. At the Government regular meeting, the proposal of Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr. Bernard Nikaj, was approved and...

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  • 10 April 2014

    Brezovica project will create 4,000 new jobs


    Prishtina, 14.03.2014 - Brezovica will become a tourist attraction and 4,000 new jobs will be created, Kosovo government officials said in a conference in Prishtina. The Ski Center project in Brezovica has the capacity to become the best center in South-East Europe. “The good news connected with the project in Brezovica is...

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  • 10 April 2014

    IPKO successful in 2013


    Prishtina, 10.03.2014 - 2013 was a successful year for Kosovo's second mobile operator IPKO. Over 69 million Euros income, about 13 million capital investments and an increasing client base have marked the 2013 operations of IPKO.
    As the IPKO officials state, the last year was successful in terms of increased incomes and users. The company...

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  • 27 November 2013

    Kosovo's economy to grow by 4 per cent in 2014


    Prishtinë, 27 November 2013 – As part of the fifth and final review of the Kosovo’s economic performance under the Stand-By Arrangement (SBA), an International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission, held discussions with the Kosovar authorities during November 6-18, 2013.

    Kosovo’s economy has continued a pattern of...

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  • 27 November 2013

    Kosovo lawmakers pass 2014 budget

    Prishtinë, November 2013 (Reuters) – Lawmakers in Kosovo approved on Thursday, Nov 21, the proposed budget for next year.

    The 1.6 billion-euro draft budget – that targets a deficit of 2 percent of national output, which the government plans to fund mainly through treasury bills – was approved by 59 votes to 31 in the 120-seat...

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  • 26 November 2013

    Kosovo motorway opens ahead of schedule

    Prishtinë, 26 November 2013 - Contractor Bechtel and its joint-venture partner Enka have finished constructing a 77.4km motorway in Kosovo a year ahead of schedule.

    The €800 million contract for the four-lane Route 7 motorway included 15 bridges and runs from Morina at the southwest border with Albania to Trudë, north of the...

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  • 25 October 2013

    The Austrian company ATI GmbH invests in the agriculture sector


    ECIKS PRESS RELEASE, 25 october 2013

    Vienna, October 25, 2013 - ATI GmbH — an Austrian company producing agricultural equipment and operating fruit farms — has started its investment in the agriculture sector in Kosovo. The project receives financial support from the Austrian...

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