17 June 2019
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Head of Kosovo’s customs service, Bahri Berisha, said in a comment to Telegrafi.com news site that the imposition of 100% tariffs on goods from Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina has caused substantial decline of imports from these countries. The imports dropped by an estimated EUR 120m, he said.

According to the information from Kosovo’s customs office, goods from Serbia have been replaced by products from Albania, Macedonia and other countries. Serbian wheat, for example, have been substituted with wheat imports from Canada. Kosovo entrepreneurs that tariffs on goods from Serbia and BiH has ahd a positive imapct in the country in terms of on increased local production capacities and increased demand for local workforce.

 

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