Montenegro to re-assess financial viability of Pljevlja power plant expansion

Denitsa Koseva in Sofia June 26, 2017

Economic rationale for Pljevlja II already in question as Podgorica struggles to find financing after Czech Export Bank declines to fund project.

EU pursues “positive realpolitik” in the Balkans, says Hahn

Andrew MacDowall in Belgrade June 12, 2017

EU enlargement commissioner reaffirms his determination to bring Western Balkan countries into the union, despite growing perception that the enlargement process is doomed.

Banking convergence returns to Central and Eastern Europe, says RBI

Robert Anderson in Prague June 9, 2017

The banking downturn is over, with profitability surging last year, according to the lender's annual CEE Banking Report.

Montenegro hails long-awaited Nato membership, turning its back on Russia

Denitsa Koseva in Sofia June 5, 2017

Entry to Nato and the EU are priorities for Montenegro's ruling DPS, but accession to the alliance has cost Podgorica its friendship with Russia.

Montenegro boosts revenue collection to drag down budget deficit

Denitsa Koseva in Sofia May 31, 2017

High costs of building the Bar-Boljare motorway have put Podgorica under pressure, with shortage of funds for other investments expected.