Field Missing: Discrepancies and Gaps Plague Kosovo’s Public Data

This article was written by Xhorxhina Bami

Inaccurate and out-of-date public statistics are hurting Kosovo’s businesses and the country’s economic development, experts warn. Roughly a decade ago, institutions in Kosovo dealing with state statistics such as the Central Bank, the Agency of Statistics and the Customs service agreed standardised procedures for gathering and processing data.  The aim was to increase accuracy and eliminate confusion for policymakers, researchers and the public.

Experts, however, say discrepancies remain rife and public data records are out of date.

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March 6, 2020