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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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  • 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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