Today, the board of the Kosovo Manufacturing Club met with the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Hykmete Bajrami where they discussed the general developments in the country’s economy and the difficulties of the manufacturing sector in Kosovo due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but also the government’s plans for the economic recovery.

At the meeting, the parties exchanged views on the economic situation and pledged to continue the dialogue on topics that contribute the improvement of the conditions of the manufacturing sector and economic growth of the country.

During the meeting it was discussed about the requests that were presented by the manufacturers but also about the plan to support the manufacturers from the consequences of the occurring pandemic. The main demand of the manufacturers was that the economic recovery process to be focused through the manufacturing support. Removal of VAT payment for raw materials produced in Kosovo, regulation of the payments system where numerous delays will be overcome, as well as support for the Made in Kosovo campaign, that has the main goal of strengthening of local products, where the other requests.

The Board of the Manufacturing Club thanked Minister Bajrami for the meeting, and expressed their readiness for the cooperation with the Ministry of Finance and financial institutions to be further deepened.