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  • COVID-19 initiates innovation in the education sector

    Prishtina, October 23, 2020 – In addition to stagnating the development of economic activities, the COVID-19 pandemic has also caused major disruptions in the education system in Kosovo, which may affect the labor market as a key part of the economy in the near future. The digitalization of this sector, the various challenges in teaching...

  • COVID-19 creates long-term changes in human resources

    Prishtina, October 21, 2020 – In addition to the multiple changes it has caused in the economy, the COVID-19 pandemic has also restructured work methods and locations, thus further emphasizing the role of technology in communication. At the same time, human resource departments within companies are faced with the need to restructure their work strategies...

  • COVID-19 affects the increasing responsibility of businesses to society

    Prishtina, October 16, 2020 – The importance of corporate social responsibility (CSR) has increased significantly following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has highlighted the need for responsible action, while a large number of companies in the country have taken immediate action to mitigate its impact on society. The American Chamber of Commerce in...

  • Lack of legal security of businesses regarding property rights hinders the country’s economic development

    Prishtina, October 16, 2020 – Property issues are an extremely important aspect of doing business, as various challenges stem from legislation governing immovable property rights in the country, the widespread degree of informality in the property sector, and the inconsistent implementation of these rights. This was said, among other things, during the latest virtual roundtable...

  • AmCham publishes the study on the Impact of COVID-19 on Women-Owned Businesses in Kosovo

    Prishtina, October 14, 2020 – The uncertain economic landscape created by the COVID-19 pandemic produced negative results to all businesses and industries, especially to vulnerable groups such as women-owned businesses. This was said during the publication of the ‘’The Impact of COVID-19 on Women-Owned Businesses in Kosovo’’ study, compiled by the American Chamber of Commerce...

  • Government to focus on ensuring the recovery of HORECA sector

    Prishtina, October 8, 2020 – Businesses operating in the HORECA industry, namely hotels, restaurants, and cafes, have clearly been among the most affected by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictive measures taken in order to prevent its spread.  The decline in circulation of revenues, as well as the increase in consumer trust...

  • Digital transformation, a key driver for Kosovo’s economic development

    Prishtina, October 7, 2020 – In addition to the challenges and disruptions it has caused on all aspects of our lives, COVID-19 has also created an unprecedented need for digital transformation of economic activities, in order for businesses to better adapt to the new reality. This was said, among others things during a virtual forum...

  • Government should provide proper response to the heavy industry losses

    Prishtina, October 2, 2020 – The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in Kosovo’s economy continues to create unprecedented challenges especially to industries dependent on jobs that cannot be done remotely as is the case with the heavy industry, while these enterprises need great support from the Government. This, among other things was said during a...

  • The Civil Code is Kosovo’s key advancement in legal terms

    Prishtina, October 1, 2020 – The updates and modernization of Kosovo’s Civil Code, as well as the benefits natural and legal persons receive from it, were part of the topic of discussion during a virtual forum organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo with the Minister of Justice Selim Selimi, and a panel...

  • Shell donates 27 laptops to the ‘’Faik Konica’’ elementary school in Prishtina

    Taking into account the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in the education sector, and answering the request by the Steering Council of the elementary school ”Faik Konica” our member Shell Kosova has joined the initiative to facilitate the transition to virtual learning by donating 27 laptops to ”Faik Konica” elementary school in Prishtina. Donation...

  • Businesses of the private sector discuss the Pension Fund investment strategy

    Prishtina, September 1, 2020 – The American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo organized a virtual forum during which the investment strategy of the Pension Fund as well as the opportunities offered for the private sector in Kosovo were discussed. During this forum, AmCham member business representatives had the opportunity to receive information about the structure...

  • Agriculture remains one of the key contributors to Kosovo’s economic development

    Prishtina, August 27, 2020 – The American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo organized a virtual forum with the Minister of Agriculture Besian Mustafa, where the power of agriculture to drive the economy was discussed. This forum was funded by USAID Agricultural Growth and Rural Opportunities Program (AGRO). Minister of Agriculture Besian Mustafa, emphasized that the...

  • Arbitration mitigates business dispute resolution

    Prishtina, August 24, 2020 – The Arbitration Center of the American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo organized a virtual forum on the importance and benefits of arbitration as an alternative dispute resolution method, during which AmCham members had the opportunity to discuss this process with arbitrators Korab Sejdiu, Njomëza Zejnullahu, Fuad El Saddi and Jason...

  • Businesses demand the implementation of recovery measures be done as soon as possible

    Prishtina, 18 August 2020 – The American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo organized a virtual conference with the Deputy Prime Minister Besnik Tahiri, during which reviving of Kosovo’s economy, with special emphasis on recovery from COVID-19 was discussed. During this discussion, representatives of AmCham member businesses had the opportunity to express their concerns and provide...

  • Local economy experts are optimistic about Kosovo’s economic recovery

    Prishtina, 27 July 2020 – The American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo organized a virtual forum in which economic recovery prospects, the steps forward for ensuring a future for businesses in different industries as well as the avoiding of a deeper economic crisis that would cause the bankruptcy of several businesses, especially SMEs were discussed....

  • Commercial banks present opportunities for access to finance for businesses affected by COVID-19

    Prishtina, July 2, 2020 – The American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo organized a virtual conference regarding access to finance for businesses. During this conference, representatives of commercial banks had the opportunity to present their current offers and products through which they aim to help businesses confront the crisis caused by the impact of restrictive...

  • Economic recovery to enable the restructuring of the country’s economy

    Prishtina, 22 June 2020 – The American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo organized a virtual forum with the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kosovo Avdullah Hoti, where the recovery package and opportunities for economic restructuring including attracting American and other foreign direct investments were discussed. Funding for this virtual forum was supported by the...

  • Reforms in commercial justice are a precondition for attracting foreign investment

    Prishtina, June 18, 2020 – The American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo organized a virtual forum with the Minister of Justice, Selim Selimi, where the Government’s plan for reforms in legal processes and rule of law in the country were discussed, with key emphasis on commercial justice. Funding for this virtual forum was supported by...

  • Courts have the capacity to deal with insolvency cases

    Prishtina, June 11, 2020 – In addition to the impact on public health, COVID-19 pandemic has caused a serious economic crisis in enterprises of all sectors due to disruptions in demand and supply. During this time, a large number of companies have expressed uncertainty regarding their survival after the pandemic, whereas considering the impact of...

  • Mediation as an efficient alternative for business dispute resolutions during the pandemic

    Prishtina, June 4, 2020 – The COVID-19 pandemic, in addition to its impact on public health and economic activities, has severely affected judicial activities thus causing the accumulation of cases and disputes that cannot be resolved without the presence of parties in court. The use of mediation as an effective method of resolving disputes to...

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