Bulgaria: Over 1.1 Million Cars Crossed Danube Bridge 2 Vidin-Calafat in 2 Years

More than 1.1 million cars have crossed Danube Bridge 2 Vidin-Calafat since its launch on June 14, 2013, according to statistics published by the Bulgarian Telegraph Agency. According to forecasts of Bulgaria’s ... More

Sofia intensifies contacts with Skopje

Author: Atanas Tsenov The Bulgarian diplomacy has used the annual meeting of the Central European Initiative /CEI/ that took place in Ohrid to intensify its contacts with Skopje and get better acquainted with the ... More

€8 million EU-IMF Fiscal Reforms Programme will help BiH

The European Commission (EC) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have signed a grant agreement for an €8 million (US$8.7 million) capacity development programme on fiscal reforms in Southeastern Europe (SEE). In ... More

Joint statement of the European Commission and B&H on technical Consultations in the field of Internal Market

Rrepresentatives of the European Commission (Commission) and Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) institutions met in Mostar and held comprehensive technical consultations in the field of internal market and competition. Both sides ... More

Domestic Bingo to takeover the Tus supermarkets

Bosnian retailer Bingo is planning to take over several supermarkets formerly owned by Slovenia’s Tuš, according to a statement by the Competition Council of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Tuzla-based Bingo plans to ... More

Statement of EUD/EUSR on development of an initial Reform Agenda

We share the disappointment already expressed by Commissioner Hahn that yesterday’s Round Table had to be postponed. Although extensive consultations among all levels of government in the country have been undertaken, it ... More

Foreign Direct investments increase by 53% in Q1 2015

Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) registered a strong growth in the first quarter of 2015, amounting to over 258 million euros, or up by 53 percent compared to same period of the past year. Central Bank data show that FDI also ... More

IMF delegation arrives to Tirana to review public finances and the macroeconomic situation

An IMF delegation headed by the Chief of the IMF’s Mission for Albania Nadeem Ilahi has arrived to Tirana, in the framework of the Fifth Review of the agreement for the term of three (3) years reached between the IMF and ... More

June 21st elections, CoE sends 24 observers in Albania

24 observers of the Council of Europe will arrive in Albania for the June 21st elections. The mission is led by the Deputy President of the Congress of Regional and Local Authorities at the Council of Europe, Steward Dickson. ... More

ATHEX: Slide continues for fourth day in succession

Greek stock market investors continued to brace for the worst on Wednesday in the absence of any sign of agreement between Athens and its creditors, with the benchmark chalking up a fourth consecutive day of significant losses. ... More

Macedonian President Cancels Euronews Interview for Use of FYROM

The Cabinet of the Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov asked for an apology from the television house "Euronews" because of the way they addressed the country in a promotion for a set interview. Euronews, which is a part of a ... More

Will Greece leave the euro? A look at its options

By Lorne Cook Stay or go? The time is approaching for momentous decisions for Greece and the nations using the euro currency. Athens must pay 1.6 billion euros ($1.8 billion) off its debts at the end of the month to ... More

Greece's debt drama: the possible scenarios

Crunch talks between Greek and EU-IMF officials collapsed over the weekend, raising fears Monday that a Greek default was an imminent danger and increasing the threat of Greece leaving the euro. Success in the talks still ... More

McAllister: WB countries not likely to join EU at same time

European Parliament rapporteur on Serbia David McAllister said Monday that the regional cooperation between countries in the Western Balkans is equally important as their European path, adding that he does not believe that all ... More

Dacic: EU membership key strategic orientation

EU membership is a key strategic orientation for Serbia and the government is fully committed to it, but Serbia is also ready to continue economic reforms, Serbian First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic ... More

Gligorov:Fiscal adjustment to take between five and 10 years

Fiscal adjustment in Serbia and the Balkan countries will take between five and 10 years to complete and that is why the countries cannot expect high rates of economic growth, which will move in the range between two and 2.5 ... More

Kirby: Vucic''s visit to USA very successful

US Ambassador in Belgrade Michael Kirby stated that the visit of Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic to the United States was very successful, in both political and business terms. Kirby told Radio and Television of Serbia ... More

Victoria Nuland to visit Belgrade in July

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland will visit Serbia on July 14, Tanjug has learned unofficially from the Defense Ministry. Nuland should come to Serbia accompanied by Deputy ... More

Serbian companies invited by German importers

Representatives of 109 companies from Serbia and other Western Balkan states will next week meet at a one-day B2B event in Munich with German importers interested in cooperating with manufacturers from the region. Twenty ... More

Serbia fully digitalised as of Sunday

Serbia's television signal is fully digitalised as of Sunday and 97.8 percent of the population is covered by digital broadcasting, while the analogue signal is from this day forth a part of history, Serbian Minister of ... More