American Chamber

Improvement of legislation and fiscalization helps combat the informal economy

Prishtinë, September 16, 2014 - Tax legislation in Kosovo should be supplemented whereas the Tax Administration should push forward the process of fiscalisation of all economic operators in Kosovo. These recommendations came from a roundtable organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo, the purpose of which was to discuss the efforts of the institutions responsible for combating the informal economy, as well as the government's strategy on this occurrence. In addition to AmCham members, the round table was attended by the General Director of Tax Administration in Kosovo, Mr. Behxhet Haliti, the President of the Kosovo Chamber of Commerce, Mr.Safet Gërxhaliu, Head of the Secretariat for Combating of Informal Economy and Economic Crimes, Ministry of Finance Mr. Arment Merovci and Chairperson of AmCham Tax Committee Mr. Ruzhdi Zenelaj.



ADR Center signs a memorandum of cooperation with Iliria University College

Prishtinë, 05 September 2014 - The Alternative Dispute Resolution Center of the American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo (ADR Center) and  Iliria University College signed a Memorandum of Cooperation in the area of arbitration and mediation which will enable establishment of a platform of cooperation between academia, ADR Center, and the business community.



AmCham Kosovo calls for a faster establishment of state institutions

Prishtina, September 3, 2014 – The proper functioning of state institutions in all levels of government is of paramount for pursuing the doing business reforms and further empowerment of the private sector in the country. Taking into consideration the delays in the establishment of new institutions following the recent parliamentary elections, AmCham Kosovo emphasizes the importance of accelerated resolution of the current political situation, in order to pave the way for processes which would enable a faster economic growth.



Municipality of Gjilan Affirms Support to the Private Sector

Prishtina, August 5, 2014 – The establishment of a Local Economic Development Council will be a priority for the Municipality of Gjilan. This was a promise made by the Mayor of Gjilan, Lutfi Haziri, at a roundtable organized on Tuesday by the American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo with businesses and representatives of Gjilan Municipality. 



Professional legal services and proper protection of intellectual property rights avoid potential problems of businesses

Aiming to promote Intellectual Property Rights, as well as the importance of professional legal services for businesses, AmCham hosted a roundtable where legal experts representing leading law firms in Kosovo shared their expertise regarding challenges and benefits of protecting IPR in Kosovo. Moreover, this roundtable addressed the importance of professional legal services necessary for the sustainable development of businesses.