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Kosovo’s economic development praised

By   /  15/02/2017  /  Business, Headlines, Kosovo, XK Business  /  Comments Off on Kosovo’s economic development praised

In today’s government meeting, Prime Minister of Kosovo, Isa Mustafa, said that the economic reforms are being praised by relevant international organizations. “In the 2017 World Forum for Investors held in Istanbul, government of Kosovo won the award as the best government in Southeast Europe for the support offered to enterprise. This gratitude has been […]

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Informal economy damages Kosovo’s budget

By   /  25/11/2016  /  Finance, Headlines, Kosovo, XK Finance  /  Comments Off on Informal economy damages Kosovo’s budget

Government officials and international financial institutions admit that informal economy in Kosovo is around 30%. The head of the Kosovo Tax Administration, Sakip Imeri says that informal economy is damaging the state budget. “The level of informality in the economy of Kosovo is around 29 to 35%. Almost 1/3 of the economy of Kosovo is […]

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Kosovo: Political will is missing in the fight against corruption

By   /  11/08/2016  /  Kosovo, Social, XK Social  /  Comments Off on Kosovo: Political will is missing in the fight against corruption

Pristina, 11 August 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota The high level of corruption in Kosovo is a direct consequence of the lack of political will and problems in the application of the law. Experts of political and legal affairs say that in Kosovo, corruption is not fought with all institutional capacities. Law professor, […]

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Demarcation process mines Kosovo’s development and integrating processes

By   /  19/07/2016  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on Demarcation process mines Kosovo’s development and integrating processes

Pristina, 19 July 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota Border demarcation with Montenegro continues to dominate Kosovo’s political arena. For almost 11 months since the signing of the agreement, integration processes, economic development, reforms and the development of domestic democracy have been left aside. Analyst Gjon Culaj told IBNA that being focused on the […]

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Kosovo: 1000 businesses shut down in five months

By   /  19/05/2016  /  Business, Headlines, Kosovo, XK Business  /  Comments Off on Kosovo: 1000 businesses shut down in five months

Pristina, 19 May 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota The shutting down of businesses in Kosovo has continued throughout 2016. The number of closed within a year is considered to be worrying for the economy of the country. The closure of businesses is leading to the closure of many jobs, which is having an […]

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Freedom of press in Kosovo deteriorates

By   /  21/04/2016  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Social, XK Social  /  Comments Off on Freedom of press in Kosovo deteriorates

Pristina, 21 April 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota Kosovo has continued to drop in the world ranking list as far as the freedom of media is concerned. In the latest report published by the world organization Reporters without Borders, Kosovo ranks 90th, by dropping three positions in comparison to 2015. This organization says […]

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Inadequate tax policies deepen trade deficit

By   /  05/04/2016  /  Business, Headlines, Kosovo, XK Business  /  Comments Off on Inadequate tax policies deepen trade deficit

Pristina, 5 April 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota Kosovo continues to face a high trade deficit as a result of inadequate tax policies which have damaged Kosovo producers. Experts of economic affairs called upon the government of Kosovo to complete the tax reform which it has started. Analyst Shkelzen Dakaj told IBNA that […]

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Investments of the Diaspora are important for the economy of Kosovo

By   /  10/02/2016  /  Business, Headlines, Kosovo, XK Business  /  Comments Off on Investments of the Diaspora are important for the economy of Kosovo

Pristina, 10 February 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota Experts of economic developments consider the investments of the Diaspora in Kosovo as very important for the country. The say for IBNA that the contribution of the fellow countrymen must not only be focused on remittances, but also on the opening of new jobs. Professor […]

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Trade deficit in Kosovo continues to rise

By   /  02/02/2016  /  Business, Headlines, Kosovo, XK Business  /  Comments Off on Trade deficit in Kosovo continues to rise

Pristina, 2 February 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota In the absence of production capacities, Kosovo continues to face a high trade deficit. Over 90% of products that cover the domestic market come from the countries of the region and the European Union. The spokesman of the Customs of Kosovo, Adriatik Stavileci, says that […]

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Kosovo approves the national strategy for economic development

By   /  25/01/2016  /  Finance, Headlines, Kosovo, XK Finance  /  Comments Off on Kosovo approves the national strategy for economic development

Pristina, 25 January 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota Government of Kosovo continues its efforts for the economic development of the country with the scope of reducing unemployment and poverty. In coordination with other ministries, the Ministry of Finance has approved the National Strategy for Development 2016-2021, which defines the long term development of […]

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