News & Events

  • 24 August 2012

    Kosovo Banks double profits

    The net value of loans granted to customers by commercial banks operating in Kosovo has increased slightly between March and June of this year. According to the Central Bank report published at the end of last week, the value of total bank loans amounted to 1.6 billion Euros by June 30.

    Compared with March, the value of credits has...

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  • 23 August 2012

    "Envidity" expected to begin works in Kosovo

    Law experts in kosovo are expected to start working towards amending the Law on Mines and Mining because as it is, the law does not foresee the use of coal in producing synthetic oil.

    Officials from the Independent Commission for Mines and Mining have announced that the "Envidity" company, led by former NATO...

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  • 21 August 2012

    Kosovo to privatize further 38 companies

    The Privatization Agency of Kosovo (PAK) has announced Wave 56 of privatization and asset sales through liquidation. Wave 56 features 38 new companies that will be privatized through the Spin-off method.

    The list of tenders for privatization by sale of assets contains 36 units. All these assets will be privatized...

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  • 18 August 2012

    Five Consortiums Qualify For Kosovos Telecom Bid

    Five international consortiums, including units of Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS (TCELL), Portugal Telecom SGPS SA (PTC) and British Telecom Poland qualified to bid for Kosovo’s state-owned Post and Telecom.

    The companies will be allowed to take part in the company’s sales tender that’s expected to begin...

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  • 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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