Bosnia & Herzegovina

Grey economy almost a third of GDP in Bosnia, Montenegro and Serbia

Eldar Dizdarevic in Sarajevo February 23, 2021

Research by Sarajevo-based Center for Policy and Governance shows high levels of undeclared and partially work in Western Balkans and Croatia.

BALKAN BLOG: No “Navalnying” in the Balkans is the uncompromising message from Russia

Clare Nuttall in Glasgow February 11, 2021

Moscow delivered a stern rebuke over Bulgaria's PM's criticism of opposition politician Navalny's arrest, and has taken a tough tone on several issues in the Western Balkans in recent days.

BEYOND THE BOSPORUS: Soft power in the Balkans, hard power in the Caucasus

Clare Nuttall in Glasgow February 7, 2021

A mid-sized power, Turkey wields considerable clout in its near neighbourhood.

No Limit to Bitcoin payments in small Bosnian town

Eldar Dizdarevic in Sarajevo February 3, 2021

Electronics retailer No Limit technology first to enable Bitcoin payments for its electronics in Bosnia’s Sanski Most.

Miners tap Western Balkans for crucial EV battery ingredient lithium

Clare Nuttall in Glasgow February 1, 2021

Demand for lithium is set to increase strongly, driven by the growing electric vehicle market as well as electronics and renewables.