Prishtina, September 25, 2020 – The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) delegation led by Caleb McCarry, Counselor to DFC’s Chief Executive Officer, John Jovanovic, Managing Director for Western Balkans and Aegean for DFC, and Brian Martalus, Director for Relationships for Europe and Eurasia, DFC, met with the American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo’s Executive Director Arian Zeka and the Secretary General of Board of Governors Visar Ramajli.
During the meeting, the DFC presented their vision for unlocking increased American and foreign investment in Kosovo as well as the new tools at their disposal to advance private sector led economic growth.
AmCham representatives Zeka and Ramajli provided a briefing about the overall economic situation in Kosovo, including recent increases in US-Kosovo trade.
They also highlighted the high potential sectors for investment in Kosovo as well as some of the perceived risks that have prevented foreign direct investment from reaching its full potential. Both sides agreed to begin collaborating on ways to improve the business climate in Kosovo.