Western Balkan governments seek to guard against Agrokor fallout

Clare Nuttall in Bucharest May 23, 2017

Legislation adopted in Croatia and Slovenia while other governments mull steps to protect suppliers and avoid job losses.

Former Serbian ombudsman forms new political movement

bne IntelliNews May 22, 2017

Sasa Jankovic's movement seen as the start of a stronger opposition to PM and president elect Aleksandar Vucic, whose SNS dominates Serbia's political scene.

BALKAN BLOG: Gruevski contemplates defeat in Macedonian stand-off

Clare Nuttall in Bucharest May 18, 2017

Former premier's conservative VMRO will do its best to ensure Zaev's new SDSM-led government is short lived and ineffective.

"Yugonostalgia" still strong in Western Balkans

Akin Nazli in Belgrade May 18, 2017

Residents of Bosnia, Macedonia and Serbia most likely to think the breakup of Yugoslavia harmed their country, poll shows.

Xi throws Chinese might behind One Belt, One Road initiative

Clare Nuttall in Bucharest, Kivanc Dundar in Istanbul, Tim Gosling in Prague, Kanat Shaku in Almaty May 15, 2017

Beijing is investing a massive $124bn into the global project to invest into infrastructure and trade networks across four continents.


bne IntelliNews May 11, 2017

Our look at which business leaders really matter in each CEE/CIS country, ranked by our correspondents not just on wealth but on influence.

Businesswomen seek a seat at the top table

Clare Nuttall in Bucharest May 11, 2017

The fall of communism has been followed by successive backlashes against feminism, the latest inspired by the election of populist rightwing governments.

EPS’s plans to hike coal production at odds with Serbia’s EU membership goal

bne IntelliNews May 10, 2017

Environmental watchdog Bankwatch slams Serbian utility over investments in additional lignite production and lack of care for local communities.

CEE slowly warms up to energy efficiency

Carmen Valache in Lund May 10, 2017

Commercial banks have been slow to jump at the opportunity to finance small-scale energy efficiency projects because the return on investment for them tends to be low.

Serbia’s public debt remains steady in March

bne IntelliNews May 8, 2017

Public debt now below 70% of GDP and downsizing trend expected to continue in 2017-2019.

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