100% import tariffs on goods from Serbia and Bosnia have pushed consumer prices up in Kosovo, but politicians’ claims they would help local producers were never realised, think tank GAP finds.
SMEs are under-represented in international trade and their contribution to value added remains low, the latest SME Policy Index finds.
The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is no less than an attempt by the Chinese to reshape the international order, but it has acted as a strategic opportunist and has no clear development plan.
Hashim Thaci says the US is key to settling the ongoing conflict between the two countries after the latest attempt to restart of the Serbia-Kosovo dialogue in Germany produces no result.
RM International, a company owned by Lorinc Meszaros, is part of the consortium picked to upgrade the railway line connecting Budapest and Belgrade.
The planned 350 km high-speed Chinese-funded railway is considered a flagship project of China's Belt and Road Initiative.
Southeast Europe enjoys a largely free and vibrant press, but an index developed by consultant Keshif shows that the press is coming under pressure and diversity and quality are slipping.
Bulgaria the worst place to be a journalist across the EU and the Balkans, says Reporters Without Borders, but decline in press freedom seen across many countries in the region.