15 October 2019
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  • 11:51 Top Events in october
  • 11:04 HOT TOPICS in September 2019: North Macedonia and Albania get green light from German parliament; Croatia expects to join Schengen soon; Sarajevo holds its first Pride parade; EBERD wants to invest in Bosnia’s wind farms; Dubrovnik to introduce cruise tax; Kosovo’s instability keeps investors away
  • 12:21 Multilateralism is crucial but it is at risk
  • 11:29 Another luxury gem opens its doors on Montenegro’s coast

Croatia’s bad at using EU investment funds

Croatia is the second worst member of the EU in terms of using European structural and investment funds, Croatia’s Jutarnji reports. By the end of 2018, just under EUR 2bn of funds were paid out of the total EUR 10.7bn. The only country behind Croatia in terms of the funds paid out is Spain.  Irregularities […]

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Wages in Croatia too low

For the first time since May 2014, there was a slight decline of average income in Croatia last November. Average gross earnings per month were around HRK 8,400 and average net salary was around HRK 6,200. Furthermore, decline of industrial production was biggest since 2012.Wages have been falling since March 2018 and employers attribute this […]

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HOT TOPICS IN JANUARY: Šarec’s government increases in popularity; Putin visits Belgrade

Šarec’s government increases in popularity Slovenia’s new prime minister and his party LMŠ seem to be increasing in its popularity since coming to power. In last December’s poll conducted by Ninamedia for the daily Dnevnik, Marjan Šarec’s LMŠ has overtaken the leading opposition party SDS led by Janez Janša. At the same time, Šarec’s popularity […]

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Members of BiH presidency on a visit to Brussels

This is the first official visit of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s collective three-member heads of state abroad since they were elected last October. Milorad Dodik, Željko Komšić and Šefik Dzaferović are due to meet with Federica Mogherini,  EU’s high representative for foreign affairs and security policyand Johannes Hahn, the European commissioner for neighbourhood policy and enlargement negotiations, and […]

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Pahor visits Serbia

Slovenian president Borut Pahor arrived on a visit to Serbia earlier today, where he was hosted by the Serbian president Aleksandar Vučić. They are expected to talk about strengthening bilateral relations between the countries, Serbia’s progress in its efforts to join the EU and the situation in the region. They will also discuss issues of migration, […]

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Growing number of migrants from BiH and Croatia go to Germany

The German Federal Bureau of Migration (BamF) has released a new report on immigration and emigration from these countries during 2016 and 2017. According to the data, 50,122 persons from Bosnia and Herzegovina emigrated to Germany – 24,010 in 2016 and 26,112 persons in 2017. In Croatia, the situation the number is even bigger with 110,526 Croats […]

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Racing towards an electric mobility future

While newspaper headlines are mostly evoking doom and gloom scenarios for humanity’s lack of action on combating climate change, behind the scenes there are already a lot of initiatives tackling this very threat. Take e-mobility. Tesla’s at the forefront of driving the transition to electric cars but other renowned car manufacturing brands are catching up. […]

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Kosovo’s internal political conflicts deepen over import tax for Serbian goods

Disagreement between Kosovo’s president Hashim Thaci and the prime minister Ramush Haradinaj over the issue of tariffs for Serbian and Bosnian imports threatens to lead to a crisis of power. Chairman of the assembly of Kosovo Kadri Veseli and Haradinaj met with the US ambassador Philip Kosnett today to discuss US demands for the abolition of […]

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Zagreb stock exchange registers growth

In the last week, Crobex Index increased for more than 1% and reached the best value in the last two months due to optimism on the global markets. Among the sectoral indexes, the industry index grew the most, by 2.6%, while only the index of transport down by 3.87%. “In last week’s trading, the Crobex index grew […]

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Slovenia the only country in the region with average pay above EUR 1,000

According to the latest figures published by the Slovenia’s statistics office, Slovenes and Croats have highest average income in the region, while salaries in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Macedonia are lowest. Slovenia is the only country amongst ex-Yugoslav states to have an average monthly salary above EUR 1,000, with 1,082 per month. Croatia comes second, with […]

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