Economic Profile

Economic Profile

The business environment in the Republic of Kosovo is becoming one of the most competitive in the region. An excellent tax system, abundance of natural resources, quick and easy business registration methods, a transparent law on foreign investments, are just a few advantages making this country an attractive and friendly environment for foreign investors.

The Republic of Kosovo is distinguished as the country with the greatest opportunities for investment in the Balkans, hence a strong reason appealing at international investors as a primary place for their investments.

GDP 2019: 4.9%

GDP per capita 2019: € 3,986

Source:  Kosovo Statistic Agency

Gross domestic product for years (2014-2019)

Year

GDP per capita (in Euro)

GDP - real growth rate (%)

2014

3,084

1.2%

2015

3,277

4.1%

2016

3.386

4.1%

2017

3.566

4.2%

2018

3.746

3.8%

2019

3.986

4.9%

Source: Kosovo Statistic Agency  

Free Trade:

  • Stabilization and Association Agreement – SAA with European Union
  • Central European Free Trade Agreement –CEFTA
  • Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) Program with US, Japan and Norway
  • Free Trade Agreement with Turkey (waiting for ratification from the side of Kosovo)

Source: Kosovo Statistic Agency  

Top 6 Exports by sections (2019) in Euro

Source: Kosovo Statistic Agency  

Source: Kosovo Statistic Agency  

Top 6 Imports by sections (2019) in Euro

Source: Kosovo Statistic Agency