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  • Kosovar entrepreneurs use innovation to fight the pandemic

    Prishtina, May 27, 2020 – The COVID-19 pandemic has encouraged the country’s entrepreneurs to approach the challenges it has created as innovatively as possible, thus highlighting the key role of innovation in this fight. Creative reforms in the development of Kosovar enterprises during this challenging period, and entrepreneurs’ reaction to the pandemic were discussed at...

  • The use of force majeure clause in contracts is very important for businesses

    Prishtina, May 21, 2020  – Although the Kosovar legislation leaves the inclusion of force majeure in contracts at the discretion of the parties involved, COVID-19 pandemic as an unpredictable and uncontrollable event has highlighted the need for incorporation of this clause in contracts, especially considering the emergence of numerous inabilities to act by any party...

  • Banka Ekonomike with donations for UCCK and students of Prishtina

    Considering the constant danger faced by healthcare professionals and citizens every day and in order to continuously contribute to the fight against Covid-19, Banka Ekonomike has donated a “Disinfection Tunnel” to the University Clinical Center of Kosovo (UCCK), which will be located at the entrance of the Emergency Clinic, to be used by health workers...

  • Bailiffs are being treated more easily as a result of the impact of COVID-19 pandemic

    The effect of the COVID-19 pandemic has been evident in enforcement cases as in any other activity, but bailiffs in Kosovo have responded to this situation by creating favorable facilities for debtors. However, different complaints have been raised by individuals, and they will be treated  in sessions in alternative forms without physical contact. These were...

  • COVID19 has affected commercial justice by restricting the work of the courts

    Prishtina, April 29, 2020 – In addition to the restrictions on enterprise activities, the COVID19 pandemic has also affected litigation. To discuss the work of the courts during the situation in Kosovo after the outbreak of COVID19 pandemic, the American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo in partnership with the USAID Commercial Justice Activity Program have...

  • COVID19 creates legal and tax implications for business operations

    Prishtina, April 23, 2020 – Lack of a digital system for the judiciary and reporting of financial statements, various confusions caused by government decisions, lack of liquidity that complicates payments of employees, as well as credit and other liabilities, are causing several legal and tax implications for businesses, while the proportion of measures taken with...

  • Coordination of economic recovery efforts is required

    Prishtina, April 21, 2020 – The economic crisis caused by the pandemic not only in Kosovo but across the globe, has largely conditioned the limitation of economic activity, while the lessons learned from it should be used to open new horizons. his was concluded during a virtual forum organized by the American Chamber of Commerce...

  • NewCo Ferronikeli Complex L.L.C donates 210 food-hygiene packages

    The latest situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has affected all the citizens of our country. Particularly affected were those families which were already facing difficult economic conditions. In order to help these families our member company NewCo Ferronikeli L.L.C has recently donated 210 food and hygiene packages. These packages will be distributed to families...

  • Chambers of commerce publish the study on impact of COVID19 on Kosovo enterprises

    Prishtina, April 21, 2020 – In order to measure the impact of the restraining measures against COVID19 pandemic on the private sector, five organizations representing the interests of the private sector, Kosovo Chamber of Commerce, American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo, German-Kosovo Chamber of Commerce, European Investors Council and Kosovo Manufacturing Club, have conducted a...

  • The COVID19 pandemic affects consumption and imports

    Prishtina, April 17, 2020 – COVID19 has inevitably affected the drastic decline in imports by 40%, as well as the significant decline in consumption among citizens, which affects not only businesses but also state revenues. This was concluded during a virtual forum organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo on the state of...

  • Chambers of Commerce require movement permission for supply companies after Prishtina was put under quarantine

    Prishtina, April 12, 2020 – After placing the city of Prishtina under quarantine, the American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo and the Kosovo Chamber of Commerce require from the acting Government of the Republic of Kosovo, respectively the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Public Administration and the Ministry of Economy, Labor, Trade, Industry, Entrepreneurship and...

  • Credit guarantee, a stimulus for maintaining business liquidity

    Prishtina, 10 April 2020 – The Kosovo Credit Guarantee Fund plays an important role in increasing access to finance for businesses, especially at this time of crisis when liquidity is crucial to the operation of enterprises in any sector. This was concluded during a virtual forum organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo,...

  • Kosovo’s financial system continues to remain stable despite the effects of COVID19

    Leaders of the American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo and Kosovo Chamber of Commerce met with the Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Kosovo to discuss economic parameters following the outbreak of COVID19 pandemic. CBK’s Governor Fehmi Mehmeti informed the President of KCC Berat Rukiqi and AmCham’s Executive Director Arian Zeka that...

  • Emergency Fiscal Package fails to fully address the needs of the private sector

    Prishtina, April 8, 2020 – As the largest contributor to the country’s economic development, the private sector has been largely hit by the spread of COVID19, and yet the measures taken by the Government’s Emergency Fiscal Package, although welcome, are proving to be deficient in preventing damages, while in terms of compensation, private sector workers...

  • AmChams in Europe call for solidarity, coordination and action to protect economies from COVID19

    Prishtina, April 8, 2020 – The world is facing an extraordinary challenge from the outbreak of COVID-19. The pandemic poses a severe threat to the health and wellbeing of citizens and the global economy with harmful consequences for all parts of society.   AmChams in Europe, the umbrella organization for 45 AmChams from 43 countries...

  • AmCham demands the intensification of the public-private dialogue during the situation Kosovo is going through

    Prishtina, April 6, 2020 – The American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo expresses its strong belief that in the situation in which the country is going through, it is necessary to maintain and intensify public-private dialogue. In this regard, AmCham urges the acting Government to strengthen formal dialogue mechanisms, including the National Council for Economic...

  • AmCham and Kosovo Chamber of Commerce urge the acting Government not to infringe the free economy by violating public procurement provisions

    Prishtina, April 4, 2020 – The American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo and the Kosovo Chamber of Commerce express their concern over ongoing practices of favoring public enterprises, through the erroneous application of the Law on Public Procurement contrary to the Constitution of the Republic of Kosovo. In this regard, AmCham and Kosovo Chamber of...

  • COVID19 pandemic will drive the transformation of traditional sales to online sales

    Prishtina, March 31, 2020 – Digital transformation is being considered as the most effective option by businesses to continue operating on a regular basis, despite restrictive measures of movement and social distancing as a result of the pandemic. This was concluded during a virtual forum organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo, where...

  • International financial institutions are willing to assist the private sector

    Prishtina, 30 March 2020 – International financial institutions are identifying the most concrete needs and challenges of the private sector, in order to create the most appropriate tools to support businesses in overcoming the difficulties they are facing as a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic. This was concluded during a virtual roundtable organized by...

  • The banking sector is stable and continues to operate at full capacity

    Prishtina, March 27, 2020 – Banking stability is of particular interest to the economy of any country, and despite the prevailing situation in Kosovo and beyond following the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, banks in our country are considered to be stable, with sufficient liquidity and are well capitalized. This was concluded during a virtual...

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