Bosnia & Herzegovina

Growth already past its peak after Western Balkans’ brief blossoming

bne IntelliNews October 9, 2019

Growth has started slowing in most of the Western Balkans economies after an all too brief period of rapid economic acceleration, finds a new report from the World Bank.

Enthusiasm for coal starts to burn out in the Western Balkans

By Clare Nuttall in Glasgow September 23, 2019

Montenegro, like most of the countries in the EU-aspiring region, derives a large share of its power from coal, but the decision to drop plans to build a new coal power plant is a sign countries in the region could be kicking the coal habit.

“Airbnb for boats” GetMyBoat reports surge in Southeast European business

bne IntelliNews September 9, 2019

GetMyBoat, which describes itself as the world’s largest “Airbnb (or Uber) for boats” has seen a dramatic surge in business in Central, Eastern and especially Southeast Europe this summer.

Bosnia holds peaceful first pride parade amid heavy police presence

bne IntelliNews September 8, 2019

Bosnia's first pride parade was attended by thousands, going beyond the organisers’ expectations that only around 500 people would participate.

EU’s Hahn ready to help Bosnia solve political deadlock as deadline for PM nomination expires

Denitsa Koseva in Sofia September 7, 2019

Bosnia has been without a government since the October 2018 elections, as deep divisions over its relationship with Nato have kept party leaders from forming a coalition.