News & Events

  • 08 August 2012

    Austria and Kosovo sign a Financial Agreement


    The financial cooperation agreement between the Government of the Republic of Kosovo and the Republic of Austria has been finalized. On behalf of the Kosovo Government ,the agreement was signed by the Minister of Finance Bedri Hamza and on behalf of the Austrian Government by its Minister of Finance, Maria...

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  • 07 August 2012

    Turkish investors interested in the Kosovar banking sector


    A delegation from Turkey's bankers visited the Central Bank of the Republic of Kosovo and met with the Governor Gërguri and his associates who have informed the guests about the profile of the banking system and economic development of Kosovo and the opportunities to invest in it.

    Governor Gërguri...

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  • 01 August 2012

    Budget revenues increase by 12%


    At the Government meeting on Wednesday, the Minister of Finance (MF), Bedri Hamza, presented the financial report of the Budget of the Republic of Kosovo for the first half of 2012. He has announced that compared to the same period last year, there’s a 12 % increase in revenues.

    He presented a summary of the report for the first half...

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  • 01 August 2012

    Invitation: Energy Market South East Europe 2012


    For South East Europe the energy sector is the key to regional economic growth, increasing prosperity as well as a potential door opener to the European Union, as the natural resources in South East Europe offer diverse investment opportunities. In addition, by establishing the European Community the South East European...

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  • 31 July 2012

    Foreign investments in construction and real estate increase


    Most Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) in Kosovo are oriented in the real estate and construction sector. This was stated in the 2011 report of the Central Bank of Kosovo (CBK). According to the report, 32.8% of foreign investments are directed in the construction sector, 16% in real estate, 12.6 % in...

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  • 30 July 2012

    Kosovo Telecom with 24 million euro profit in the first two quarters

    In a press release, the Post and Telecom of Kosovo announced that the company has increased its financial performance in the first six months of this year, compared to the same period of last year. PTK has increased net profit by 10% compared to last year or 4% over the 2012 business plan. The net profit...

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  • 28 July 2012

    Pristina-Skopje highway to start in 2013


    Dozens of local and international private companies have expressed interest in participating in the construction of the Pristina-Skopje highway, expected to start early next year.

    The Ministry of Infrastructure said that the expression of interest will be open until the first week of August.
    Lah Nitaj, advisor to the...

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  • 18 July 2012

    Power plant „Kosova e Re” might be re-tendered


    The Kosovo B power plant will be removed from the tendering package of the new power plant „Kosova e Re“.

    The request, made by the pre-qualified companies was approved this Monday by the Advisory Committee of this project, confirmed officials of this committee.

    The proposal is expected to be...

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  • 08 July 2012

    The main contenders for the privatization of Telecom Kosovo


    The German Telecom is seen as the front runner in the race for the privatization of 75% of Kosovos Post and Telecom (PTK). Interest in this enterprise has been expressed by France Telecom, Turkcelli from Turkey and the investment company Delta Partners, headquartered in Dubai. Telekom Austria will probably not...

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  • 07 July 2012

    ProCredit Bank awarded Kosovos best bank for 2012


    The prestigious magazine on financial markets, ‘Euromoney’ has given ProCredit Bank the award as 'Best Bank in Kosovo 2012 " for excellence in bank performance. The award is based on the quality of services, innovative practices as well as high financial results.

    Euromoney awards, provided to leading banks...

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  • 07 July 2012

    Calik & Limak promises up to 500 million euros in investments

    The privatization of Kosovos power distributor KEDS is a process run by the Government, in accordance with the Assembly decision to perform procedures in a transparent, open and competitive manner, said the Minister of Economic Development, Besim Beqaj.

    Beqaj made this comments at the meeting of the...

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  • 29 June 2012

    Business Forum Kosovo – Switzerland


    Over 100 participants, including representatives of 23 Swiss companies have participated in the Business Forum Kosovo – Switzerland held in Prishtina on 20 June 2012.

    The two-day program of the Swiss Trade Mission to Kosovo, organized by the Chamber of Commerce Switzerland – Central Europe and the Economic Initiative...

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