Foreign investment in the more productive sectors of the west Balkan's economy may be put at risk by skills shortages driven by high levels of migration.
The move towards localisation — or at least regionalisation — of supply chains has accelerated.
Online security specialist Surf Shark measured how much time people need to work to be able to afford an internet connection.
The painful choice faced by poorer emerging European countries as they are forced to balance the risk to life of a new coronavirus spike with the economic and human cost of a second lockdown.
In Russia, the move by Spotify will put pressure on local internet majors Yandex and Mail.ru Group that also offer music streaming services.