American Chamber

Lack of professional judges prevents the proper solution of cases

Prishtine, October 14, 2014 - Malfunction of judicial system leads to a lack of contract enforcement, while corruption and the lack of training of judges who deal with the commercial cases, causes delays on the solution of these cases. These are some of the concerns of the business community in Kosovo, that came out yesterday during the roundtable on the judical system and enforcement of the arbitral awards, organized by the American Chamber of Kosovo. 



Breakfast for Executives with Mr. Samuel ┼Żbogar

Prishtina, September 30, 2014 – “The European Union will continue to assist Kosovo in fulfilling its EU agenda and it is committed towards improving the business environment which is constrained by a number of problems that need to be addressed further in order to catch up with the region. In addition to implementing the EU policy, EU office in Kosovo is constantly addressing the challenges of the private sector by helping to fight corruption, combat the informal economy, provide concrete financial support as well as facilitate the access to finance”. These were the highlights drawn in the meeting between business representatives with Mr. Samuel ┼Żbogar, Head of EU Office in Kosovo and EU Special representative, which was hosted by AmCham member company PTK. 



AmCham Business After Hours Cocktail

Prishtinë, September 25, 2014 - Last night AmCham organized a Business After Hours Cocktail, where members of all levels were invited, including here Small, Medium, Corporate and Patron members. During this night, AmCham members had the opportunity to relax at Morena Bar, and socialize with each other in a less formal way. Moreover, members used the Business After Hours Cocktail in order to create and strengthen their business relationships. Considering that members welcomed this event, AmCham promises the continuation of this tradition in the future. We would like to thank all the members who were present at the cocktail, by hoping that they had a pleasant night. 



Ferizaj businesses complain about the lack of electricity

Ferizaj, September 25, 2014- The American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo has brought together in a meeting, the business community of Ferizaj and local government leaders, in which they discussed the problems and challenges that businesses are going through.Initially, the executive director of AmCham, Arian Zeka, said that this is the third meeting this year which is being organized by AmCham Kosovo with businesses  of the municipalities. On this occasion, he said that municipalities can play an important role to improve the environment for doing business.



Appropriate energy costs and utilization of alternative energy - a precondition for the development of the manufacturing industry

Prishtina, September 23, 2014 – Kosovo should initiate the construction of new energy generating capacities as soon as possible, in order to avoid dependency on imports and the continuous electricity price increase that burdens citizens, the private sector, and specifically the manufacturing companies. This was the main conclusion of a round table organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo to discuss electricity supply and energy efficiency, where apart from the largest manufacturing companies in the country, representatives of key institutions in the field of energy were also present.