Press Release

Statement of the Millennium Challenge Corporation Regarding the Resumption of Programs in Kosovo

For Immediate Release

June 6, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 6, 2020 – The U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) issued the following statement regarding the status of MCC’s economic development programs in Kosovo: The United States welcomes the resolution of Kosovo’s tariff issue and the lifting of reciprocal measures on Serbian goods. MCC is pleased to resume implementing the threshold program and developing the proposed compact program in Kosovo. MCC looks forward to a continued, strong partnership with the people of Kosovo and their government as we work together to reduce poverty through economic growth.

Related Country Programs

  • Kosovo Proposed Compact

    In December 2018, MCC’s Board of Directors selected Kosovo as eligible to develop a compact.

  • Kosovo Threshold Program

    MCC’s threshold program with the Government of Kosovo addresses two major constraints to economic growth—a lack of reliable electricity, and real and perceived weaknesses in rule of law—in one of the poorest countries in Europe.