General ZEPS Fair, meetings to develop SMEs

The Business Service Center of Government in Zenica-Doboj, Bosnia Herzegovina, is organising a business to business event on October 8 to incentivise transnational cooperation, increase competition and growth in small and ... More


Meeting on environmental management opens in Belgrade

The first meeting of the Consulting Group ministers and high-ranking state servants on international environment management, dedicated to the preservation and promotion of this field, opened in Belgrade. Minister of Environment ... More


Anthony Hassiotis named new president of American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria

Anthony Hassiotis, CEO and member of the board of directors of Postbank and country manager of Eurobank EFG Bulgaria, has been elected as the new president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria by AmCham's local board ... More


Opening of the First Greek Art Gallery in Bucharest with Georgios Sekofski paintings

Melenia Art Gallery starts her activity in Bucharest and presents, on Wednesday 28th of January 2009,18.30 p.m., the work of the Greek painter Georgios Sekofski, with the title “Against the total black”. The work of ... More


New wave of foreign workers in Bulgaria

Employers in Bulgaria are hiring more and more third-country foreigners in spite of sluggish and costly permit procedures. The employment agency issued work permits to nearly 1,600 foreigners from January to October, which is ... More


Lottery privatization in Turkey

Turkey will start the process of privatization of its national lottery administration, the Anatolian Agency reported on Tuesday citing officials. The Privatization Administration Board will ask companies or consortia interested ... More


Bulgaria's Chimimport places 65 mln euro bond to fund expansion

A Dutch-registered unit of Bulgarian business conglomerate Chimimport has placed a 65 mln euro corporate bond with an option to increase the size of the issue by up to 15 mln euro. The proceeds will be invested in the ... More


Kosovo's Birth Rate Still High

Kosovo has the youngest population in Europe10 July 2008 Pristina _ Five babies are born for every person who dies in Kosovo, Statistical Office data shows. Although during 2007 there were some 3000 less births than in 2002, ... More


Bulgarian businessmen eye investments in Skopje municipality of Aerodrom

Investors from Bulgaria and Turkey has eyed investments in capital projects in the Skopje municipality of Aerodrom, Focus News Agency’s correspondent in the Macedonian capital reported. Aerodrom Deputy Mayor Jugoslav ... More


Izmir to host European Economic Forum in November

Turkish Aegean city of Izmir will host the 9th Annual North South Europe Economic Forum in November, Anadolu news agency reports. The forum, organized jointly by the Institute for European Affairs (INEA) and Izmir Chamber of ... More


Croatian police arrest Serbian "king" of synthetic drugs

Police announced on Wednesday (May 21st) the arrest of Jovan Lukic, the suspected head of synthetic drugs production in Serbia. Police spokesperson Krunoslav Borovec says Lukic was arrested on May 15th at the border between ... More


Slovene Elan wants to build sport infrastructure in Kakanj

Representatives of Slovenian sporting goods manufacturer Elan presented the company’s range of products and business potential in Kakanj, which is to host qualifications for the European volleyball championship for ... More


First regional conference of managers of southeast Europe in Portorož, creation of "Southeast Europe Davos"

Managers of southeast Europe have invited the governments of the countries in the region to examine measures for liberalization of moving and hiring of managers by, among the rest, revoking visas in the countries of western ... More


Vegeta and Zvijezda leading brands in Croatia

Vegeta food additive and Zvijezda vegetable oil are the leading brands in Croatia, according to the brand survey "Product Group Manager", conducted by the Valicon market consultancy and research agency. The latest national ... More


Voicu & Filipescu and Stefanica, Dutu & Associates merge

The law firm Voicu & Filipescu has finalized the merger with Stefanica, Dutu & Associates, a move which lays the foundations for a new entity which intends to exceed the threshold of EUR six M turnover, Ziarul Financiar informs. ... More


The businesses of franchise networks up to EUR 1.5 bln.

Franchise market may advance this year by 15 – 20 per cent, to more than EUR 1.5 bln., according to market experts, who attended the launch f RoFrancize Showroom at Romexpo, Rompres informs. The number of new brands to ... More


2007 Businessman of the Year chosen

Yesterday, Economic Journalists Club informed that the 2007 Businessman of the Year prize has been awarded to Farman Branislav Grujic, the CEO of Serbian-Russian PSP company. The statement reports that the jury, consisting of ... More


EBRD loan to Zagreb for environment works

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has granted a loan of 60 million euro to the Croatian state holding which manages the municipal institutions of the city of Zagreb, ZG Holding. The financing will ... More


Dinu Patriciu, the wealthiest Romanian in ‘Top 300 Capital’

Rompetrol owner is followed by Gigi Becali and Ion Tiriac. Dinu Patriciu ranks first in ‘Top 300 Capital’ in the ‘wealthiest Romanians’ category, with a wealth estimated at USD 3.1 to USD 3.3 bln., being ... More


How to do business with the European Union

With the support by the Flemish Government, the Euro Info Center in the Croatian Chamber of Commerce (HGK) published the new e-guide called “Doing Business with the EU”, providing Croatian entrepreneurs with relevant ... More