In a tight competition, ASSECO SEE team won AmCham Kosovo's First Charity Bowling Tournament. Rifat Morina and Zgjim Kolgeci from ASSECO SEE won the first place after beating in finals Bashkim Uka and Petrit Zeka from Baker Tilly Kosovo. The tournament was part of AmCham Kosovo's Charity Foundation fund-raising activities and was co-organized with AmCham's member company RED Pr&More.
USAID Contract Law Enforcement Program in cooperation with the American Chamber of Commerce and USAID Partnership for Development Program organized a workshop on standard form contract for construction, aiming to improve and strengthen the rule of law in Kosovo.
Increasing energy prices will further burden Kosovar businesses, especially those from manufacturing sector. This concern came out from a roundtable organized today by the Manufacturing Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo, a committee which was established last month with the aim of identifying and addressing issues that affect the operation of this sector. Besides business members of Manufacturing Committee, there were also invited representatives from the Ministry of Economic Development, Energy Regulatory Office (ERO), the Kosovo Energy Corporation and Kosovo Electricity Distribution and Supply Company (KEDS).
AmCham Kosovo launched the Speaker Series, a new activity of the chamber which aims at bringing various speakers and successful businesspeople from different sectors to give inspiring lectures to students, thus contributing to a better understanding of the different economic sector and motivate them towards successful careers in different industries.
“The continuous consultation with the business community in regards to the joint measures for the elimination of trade barriers between our countries will remain at the focus of work of the Government of Albania”, wrote the Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Entrepreneurship, Arben Ahmetaj, in the letter addressed to the Executive Director of American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo, Arian Zeka. The Minister Ahmetaj’s letter comes as a reply of AmCham’s letter sent on Janary 9, 2014 to the Prime Ministers of Kosovo and Albania, where AmCham expressed its concerns regarding the imposition of tariff and non-tariff barriers by both countries.