Albania

Albania beats EU nations on renewable energy

bne IntelliNews October 10, 2018

Latvia has emerged as the continent’s biogas generation leader, Eurostat data show, while former laggard Hungary has boosted investment into renewables in recent years.

Western Balkans could face new military conflicts without EU perspective, Junker says

Denitsa Koseva in Sofia October 7, 2018

If the region gets the impression the EU is "not serious" about enlargement, it could again experience "what we had in the Balkans during the 1990s," European Commission president warns.

Public investment to boost growth in the Western Balkans

bne IntelliNews October 5, 2018

World Bank charts faster growth rate but warns surge in untargeted social spending and public wages heightens fiscal vulnerability in the longer-term.

Croatia’s summer season disappoints as tourists return to Turkey and Egypt

Clare Nuttall in Bucharest September 26, 2018

Dip in arrivals in August causes consternation in world’s most tourism dependent economy, but tourist numbers soar in other Eastern Adriatic destinations.

Albania makes new attempt to impose road tolls after rioters burn down toll booths

bne IntelliNews September 4, 2018

Tirana sought to avoid a repeat of the violent riots in March by slashing tariffs for local residents who depend on the Durres-Kukes motorway.

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