Bulgaria has been struggling for years with air pollution in urban areas, particularly in winter.
Easing announced as the number of new cases has fallen sharply, boding well for a revival of economic growth after the spring lockdowns.
France wins supersonic jet tender with €999mn offer in Zagreb's second attempt to upgrade its airforce.
Overall rise backed by increase in consumer durables segment that shot up by 43.1% y/y.
The tourism-dependent economies of Albania, Croatia and Montenegro want to convince tourists they will be safe on the sunny shores of the Adriatic.
Barcelona-based delivery company interested in the emerging Europe region where people have embraced on-demand delivery platforms.
Montenegro has the best legal and policy environment for LGBTI people in the emerging Europe region, ILGA-Europe's latest Rainbow Europe Map shows.
Presidents of Croatia, Slovenia and aspiring EU members from the Western Balkans say enlargement is a "geopolitical necessity".
The collapse of tourism in 2020 due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic was unprecedented. Several countries in New Europe are heavily dependent on tourism to earn foreign exchange and a full recovery could take two more years.
Biggest contributors to the annual rise in inflation was a 10.7% y/y hike in transport prices.
bne IntelliNews has introduced a new index, the bne Car Ownership/Age index (bneCOR), that cuts through the contradictions and paints a much clearer picture of just how far the middle class has come in each country.