The Role and the Importance of Foreign Direct Investments in Kosovo's Economic Development

International Scientific Journal DISKUTIME (2014)

Posted: 26 Jul 2018

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Hamdi Hoti

University of Prizren

Bekim Berisha

University of Prizren

Date Written: November 28, 2014


The foreign direct investments have an important role in the economic development of countries in general and especially in transition countries such as Kosovo. These investments are the most effective way for the creation of new work places to create economic growth in the future.

Kosovo, generally it has a new economy and pretty dynamic, where its economy base is transformed from the centralized and orchestrated economy to an open market economy, where the biggest transformation has experienced after the 1999 with the liberation of the country from the invader.

Kosovo is making constant effort to establish development policies and other important measures to create a better environment for businesses and a suitable investment climatic by the foreign direct investment since it possesses great potential to become the favorite location for attracting capital and continuous investment information.

Also other factors have an important role such as: economic growth and other liberal investment rules where some of these factors affect the growth of foreign direct investment. Looking at the role and importance of investment to the country’s economy, most of different countries try in various ways to create attractive and friendly environment for attracting the investment, to eliminate or reduce the gaps in this direction in general. Therefore, there must be taken all the necessary measures to provide conditions for continual investment to the economy of our country.

Keywords: FDI (Foreign Direct Investment), investment, economic, business, management

JEL Classification: B26

Suggested Citation

Hoti, Hamdi and Berisha, Bekim, The Role and the Importance of Foreign Direct Investments in Kosovo's Economic Development (November 28, 2014). International Scientific Journal DISKUTIME (2014), Available at SSRN:

Hamdi Hoti (Contact Author)

University of Prizren ( email )

1 Shkronjat
Prizren, Kosovo 20000

Bekim Berisha

University of Prizren

1 Shkronjat
Prizren, Kosovo 20000

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