Mining and metal processing

Kosovo has an enviable endowment of natural resources. At 14.7 milliard ton, Kosovo possesses the world’s fifth proven reserves of lignite.

It also has reserves of other minerals such as: aluminum, gold, lead, zinc, copper, bauxite, magnesium, asbestos, chromite, limestone, marble and quartz.

As estimated by the World Bank While, the majority of Kosovo's natural resources remain unused, its huge reserves are a great potential for future growth.

Trepca Mines: about 23,000 employees, at a time it was one of the largest companies in Yugoslavia. Kosovo's government is working on a new strategy for Trepca.

For more, please visit the Kosovo’s Ministry for Economic Development webpage