News & Events

  • 27 June 2012

    Austrian Kelag invests 60 million euros in Kosovo


    60 million euros is the amount that the Austrian company "KELAG" will invest in the town of Decan in Kosovo. The company is planning to build three small hydro power plants with a production capacity of 28 megawatts /hour.

    At the inauguration of this project, the Austrian ambassador in Kosovo, Johann...

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  • 27 June 2012

    Kosovo to adopt its Mining Strategy for 2012–2025


    At the meeting of the Committee for Economic Development, Infrastructure, Trade and Industry of the Kosovo Parliament, the Commission reviewed the 2012-2025 Mining Strategy of the Republic of Kosovo, presented by the deputy minister for Economic Development, Gani Koci.

    After the deputy minister talked about...

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  • 27 June 2012

    Kosovos budget gets 30 million Euros from the privatization process


    The Privatization Agency of Kosovo ( PAK ) will pour an amount of 30 million Euros into the state budget, an amount allocated by the process of privatization and liquidation of Socially Owned Enterprises (SOEs).

    At today's meeting that officials of the Privatization Agency had with the...

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  • 25 June 2012

    Pre-qualification call in the privatization of Telecom Kosovo announced


    The call for pre-qualification for companies interested in privatizing 75% of Kosovos Post and Telecom (PTK) was announced on Monday, June 25th. The pre-qualification criteria were adopted on Friday, June 22, in a meeting of the Government Privatization Committee of PTK (GPC).

    The...

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  • 14 June 2012

    Canadian Envidity plans to invest in Kosovo


    The Company of the former general of NATO, Wesley Clark seems to have received good support from the Government of Kosovo to begin work on oil generation from lignite in Kosovo.

    Hundred millions of Euros of investments promised in this area have prompted the country's institutions to give their full attention to this...

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  • 10 June 2012

    Highway project Prishtina-Skopje can start immediately


    Construction on Kosovo’s second highway could begin this year. The Ministry of Finance has received green light from the International Monetary Fund to initiate procedures for the construction of "Route 6", which will connect Prishtina to the border point Hani i Elezit, in the direction of Skopje, FYROM. This was...

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  • 08 June 2012

    Turks offer 26.3 million for Kosovo‘s power network


    The Turkish consortium „Limak- Calik“ is the most preferred bid for the privatization of Kosovo's power distributor KEDS. The Turks have offered 26.3 million EUR for KEDS.

    A rival bid of 22.8 million EUR was submitted by the only other shortlisted bidder, a consortium led by Egypt's El Sewedy...

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  • 05 June 2012

    Donors have not fulfilled commitments to Kosovo


    The Donors Conference held four years ago has not been completely successful. The donors did not entirely meet their commitments to support the economic and social development of Kosovo with a financial aid of 1.2 billion EUR. According to the daily newspaper Koha Ditore , for four years they’ve provided not more than 864...

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  • 29 May 2012

    Government promises transparency to potential Telecom (PTK) investors


    The second conference aiming to present investment opportunities in the telecom field in Kosovo through the purchase of shares of Post and Telecom of Kosovo was held in Istanbul today.

    This conference is the second in a row, after a successful conference of a similar character which was...

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  • 29 May 2012

    New contract with the Swiss brings „Trepca“ over 10 million Euros


    The current management of "Trepca" claims to put in capital investment the millions gained from the sale of concentrate.

    According to the daily newspaper Koha Ditore, this social enterprise is expected to gain about 10 million Euros from the sale of five thousand tons of lead and zinc...

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  • 26 May 2012

    Slovenian-Kosovo Pension Fund invests in government bonds


    The Slovenian-Kosovo Pension Fund has decided to invest in government bonds. At this month’s auction, the Fund is listed as one of the buyers of bonds issued by the Republic of Kosovo.

    In a press release, the Fund promises to continue with their purchase in the future, thus giving its contribution...

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  • 22 May 2012

    Two international bidders for Kosovo power network

    Two international firms have submitted bids to buy Kosovo's ailing state-run power distributor as part of the government's effort to liberalise the energy market and reduce losses, government officials said on Monday.

    Bidders for a 100 percent stake in KEDS, a unit of power utility KEK, are Egypt's El Sewedy...

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