Commercial Cooperation Agreements

Kosovo is part of CEFTA since 2007, and also benefits from ATP with EU and costume free with US, and trade connections with Japan and Norway.

CEFTA

Committed to establishing principles for the stable development of a pure market economy since a very early stage of development, Kosovo’s government has been working towards facilitating the free movement of goods and services throughout the country’s borders. As a result, Kosovo currently enjoys free trade within the Central European Free Trade Agreement - CEFTA - enabling its producers to access the regional market comprising 28 million consumers, free of any customs duties. In 2011 the total export with CEFTA members was 82,4 million and import  899,5 million.

ATP

In addition, Kosovo benefits from nonreciprocal, customs-free access to the EU market based on the EU Autonomous Trade Preference Regime EU Council Resolution (ATP) (2007/2000). In 2011 the total export to EU was 136,4 million and import 2,479.3 million

United States

Customs-free access to the US market. In 2011 the total export to USA was 0,2 million and import 38,2 million.

Japan and Norway

Trade connections with Japan and Norway, quantitative and qualitative restrictions remain in force only for a very limited number of goods. Import in 2011 with Norway was 2,3 million.
Import with Japan in 2011 was 12,0 million.