Public Procurement in Kosovo

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Public Procurement in Kosovo
Challenges of the Business Community

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Published by the American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo © American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo, 2012 All rights reserved. All the written and visual materials contained herein are the exclusive property of the American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo. This material may be reproduced and otherwise utilized for non-commercial purposes related to public procurement if this publication is correctly and clearly identified as the source. This publication has been produced with the financial support of the Kosovo Foundation for Open Society. The contents of this publication are the sole responsibility of American Chamber of Commerce and not necessarily reflect the position of the Kosovo Foundation for Open Society.

Publication authors: Visar Hapçiu, Policy Department Ardi Shita, ADR Center

Table of Contents
Table of Contents Preface and Acknowledgments I. Introduction II. Methodology III. Analysis of Results i. Respondents' Satisfaction with Procurement Procedures 2 4 5 6 7 10

Preface and Acknowledgments
Public procurement has proven to be a dedicated follower of political fashion not only in Kosovo but throughout the world. Historically, we see consistent attempts to link public procurement with the government policy in areas as diverse as economic development policies, reducing unemployment, improving employment conditions, support for businesses, local development and decreasing the level of unemployment, to mention only a few. The study analyses the public procurement practices which are implemented in Kosovo in terms of transparency and accountability of procuring bodies. Furthermore, the effects of these practices will be analyzed in terms of their effects on the business community. This study also examines the level of harmonization of Kosovo's legal framework on

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