18 November 2019
  • 14:45 HOW TO PREPARE FOR GROWTH SLOWDOWN
  • 10:29 Top events in November
  • 13:46 HOT TOPICS: EU fails to set accession talks date for North Macedonia and Albania; “Mini Schengen” between Balkan countries; Serbia to sign free trade agreement with EAEU; Erdogan in Serbia; Montenegro publishes call for concession of its airports
  • 15:47 Without transparency and precise understanding of the consumer, trademarks cannot be successful
  • 12:02 IF YOU WANT TO GO BIG AS A DESTINATION, JOIN TOURISM AND GASTRONOMY

S&P retains Montenegro’s B+/B rating

International credit ratings agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) confirmed Montenegro’s long and short term foreign and local currency sovereign credit rating at B+/B with a stable economic outlook. The rating is mostly due to the country’s long-term economic growth potential. “Montenegro’s favorable growth potential, stemming from the possibilities for further development of tourism and the energy sector, […]

READ MORE

Slovenia to allocate EUR 80m for EU presidency in 2021

Slovenia’s government estimates it will need EUR 80m and additional 350 employees to cover the cost of its presidency in 2021, Maribor daily, Večer, reports. During the six-month presidency, the EU chair country is expected to undertake 2,000 meetings. Slovenia’s state secretary said that apart from assuming the leading role in the EU in the […]

READ MORE

Zagreb airport amongst Europe’s best

Travellers recognised Zagreb Airport as one of Europe’s best in 2018 in its size category, the global trade organisation Airports Council International (ACI) reported this week. The report is based on a survey on airport quality including travellers from around the world. The airport was placed in the 2-5 million category, sharing the ASQ Awards given […]

READ MORE

Serbian government launches entrepreneurship support programs

The government of Serbia has recently adopted a decree on establishing a support program to open Regional Innovation Centres across the region. The aim of the program is to promote an innovative entrepreneurial ecosystem in Serbia as well as in the region. Regional Innovation Centres will provide necessary conditions and equal chances for the realization and […]

READ MORE

Roaming charges between Kosovo and Albania to be abolished

According to the national coordinator between the governments of Kosovo and Albania, Fatmir Ljimaj, roaming tariffs in telecommunications between Kosovo and Albania will be lifted in May.  Many other agreements between the two states will be implemented soon, Ljumaj added. Kosovo’s assembly passed a resolution to abolish roaming tariffs last June. The European Union has appealed to […]

READ MORE

Slovenian MPs discuss budget amendments

Slovenian MPs have started today a discussion on the proposed amendments to the state budget for 2019. Proposed amendments suggest increase in revenues by 6.2% to EUR 10.35bn as well as increased expenditures by 4.8% to EUR 10.16bn. There is an expected surplus of EUR 193.6m by the end of the year, which amounts to […]

READ MORE

Kopaonik Business Forum: Serbia needs stronger economic growth

Serbian prime minister Ana Branbić yesterday opened Kopaonik Business Forum , saying that though Serbia recorded a 4.3% growth last year, which is the highest in the last ten years and among the highest in Europe, it is still not enough for Serbia to catch up with EU members in the near future. At the […]

READ MORE

Fuel subsidies for Serbian farmers

Serbian farmers will be entitled for new diesel fuel subsidies. Serbian minister of agriculture Branislav Nedimović announced that farmers will receive RSD 20 subsidy for 60 litres of diesel fuel per hectare of land. Important addition is that all farmers will be entitled for this subsidy. It is a governmental measure to promote agriculture in […]

READ MORE

Slovenian GDP increased by 4.5% in 2018

According to Slovenian statistical office (SURS), Slovenian GDP grew by 4.5% last year, slightly less than in 2017 (4.9%). GDP growth rate is in line or even higher with expectations by international as well as Slovenian economic institutions. Institute of Macroeconomic Analysis and Development predicted in autumn that the Slovenia’s GDP would increase by 4.4%, […]

READ MORE

Croatia’s economic growth slowed to 2.3% at the end of 2018

Growth of Croatian economy is slowing down, according to data of Croatian bureau of statistics, Poslovni reports. The recent data shows the Croatian economy grew by 2.3% (year on year) in the fourth quarter last year, which is significantly less than in the previous quarter (2.8%) and less than expected. Still, the final quarter of […]

READ MORE

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close