Official Name: The Republic of Kosovo
Sovereign Status: Sovereign Country
Government Type: Parliamentary Republic
Official Name (Local Language): Republika e Kosoves; Republika Kosovo
ISO Country Codes: XK : XKX
Internet Domain: .xk
Government Web Site: https://www.rks-gov.net/
Capital: Pristina Main Airports:
Language(s): Albanian Population: 1,935,259
Currency: Euro ISO Currency Code: EUR
Telephone Dial In: +381 ID Prefix: 00

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Government Website: https://www.rks-gov.net/
Central Bank: Central Bank of the Republic of Kosovo
Currency USD Exchange Rate: 0.885 euros (EUR) per US dollar (2017 est.)
Unemployment Rate: 30.5% (2017 est.)
Population below poverty line: 17.6% (2015 est.)
Inflation Rate: 2.6% (2019 est.)
Prime Lending Rate: 6.70% (2018 - World Bank)
GDP: $7.926 billion (2019 est.)
GDP Pro Capita (PPP): $11,368 (2019 est.)
Currency Name: Euro
Currency Code: EUR
World Bank Classification: Upper Middle Income

GDP Composition:

Agriculture: 12.9% wheat, corn, berries, potatoes, peppers, fruit; dairy, livestock; fish
Industry: 22.6% mineral mining, construction materials, base metals, leather, machinery, appliances, foodstuffs and beverages, textiles
Services: 64.5%

Source: Central Intelligence Agency Factbook

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Subject to Country Specific Sanctions? NO

Business Language(s): Albanian; English
Customs & Excise: Kosovo Customs
Development Bank(s): The Social Development Bank in Europe; The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development;
Competitive Ind’l Performance: N/A Corruption Perceptions Index: N/A
Ease of Doing Business: 57/190 (2019) Enabling Trade Index: N/A
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Export Promotion Agency: Kosovo International Trade Guide ; Investment & Export Promotion Agency: Ministry of Trade and Industry ;


$3.223 billion (2017 est.)

Main Imports:

foodstuffs, livestock, wood, petroleum, chemicals, machinery, minerals, textiles, stone, ceramic and glass products, electrical equipment


$0.428 billion (2017 est.)

Main Exports:

mining and processed metal products, scrap metals, leather products, machinery, appliances, prepared foodstuffs, beverages and tobacco, vegetable products, textiles and apparel

Top Export Partners:

Italy 25.8%

Albania 14.6%

Macedonia 9.6%

China 5.5%

Germany 5.4%

Top Import Partners:

Germany 11.9%

Macedonia 11.5%

Serbia 11.1%

Italy 8.5%

Turkey 9%

Source: Central Intelligence Agency Factbook

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