Opposition MPs interrupted President Aleksandar Vucic’s speech chanting "Treason" and "We don't give up Kosovo”.
The Austrian lender, which has become more and more reliant on its Russian business over the years, is still rethinking its presence in the country.
Friendshoring has replaced nearshoring after the invasion of Ukraine, benefiting Western-aligned states but causing a shift away from Serbia.
wiiw believes that most countries of the region have “probably already digested” most of the economic shock caused by the Ukraine war, provided Russia does not escalate the conflict further.
The weak macroeconomic backdrop and the spectre of possible recession are likely to stifle M&A in the coming months, according to the annual CMS/Emis Emerging Europe M&A Report.
Benefiting from its geographic proximity and historic ties, Italy is already one of the top investors and trading partners of the Western Balkan countries.
Serbia's refusal to sanction Russia caused a shift of opinion in Ukraine, which currently does not recognise Kosovo's independence.
Aleksandar Vucic prepares Serbia for compromise solution with Kosovo, warning its EU integration process will stop if it doesn't accept the French-German proposal on solving the dispute.
After "very difficult" talks Aleksandar Vucic hints an agreement on the normalisation of Belgrade’s strained relations with Kosovo is possible, but admits to reservations on “one important issue”.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development invested a record €13.1bn into its Emerging Europe and Eurasia region in 2022, the bank announced on January 12.
There is an old joke that the role of economic forecasters is to make astrologers look good. Forecasting GDP or inflation for the upcoming year with any degree of accuracy is virtually impossible, but there are some scary signs appearing.
The war in Ukraine had a seismic effect on the security, political and economic landscape of Southeast Europe.
11- and 12-year-old shot from a moving car during the during the Orthodox Christmas Eve celebration.
Removal of the barricades is seen as a sign of the de-escalation of tensions in northern Kosovo, at least temporarily.
Major Western banks had already adjusted their regional portfolio allocations back to Central Europe so the Ukraine war has not forced a complete reassessment of business strategies.
The global economy has been through some enormous changes in recent years, leading investors and analysts to believe we are at the start of a new high-inflation, lower-growth super-cycle that could last for as long as a decade.
Pristina to submit application on December 15 but move is largely symbolic as five EU states do not recognise Kosovo's independence.
Interest rate hikes have eased price pressures, but the weather, war and material costs could keep food prices elevated for longer,
The risks of further escalation, including localised violence, should not be underestimated.
Global debt remained above pre-pandemic levels in 2021 even after posting its steepest decline in 70 years, underscoring the challenges for policymakers.