Albania, North Macedonia and Serbia agree to set up common market

Valentina Dimitrievska in Skopje November 10, 2019

Eliminating obstacles to the free movement of people, goods, services and capital will facilitate trade and investment in the Western Balkans — but the primary goal of all three countries is EU accession.

EBRD: Pace of emerging Europe economic growth slows as global outlook weakens

EBRD in London November 6, 2019

The pace of growth in the EBRD’s emerging economies is slowing on the back of a weaker global economic outlook, and pressure from slower growth in the Eurozone and China, US/Chinese trade tensions and a contraction in world automobile production, acc

Kosovo Telecom faces bankruptcy over debts to tax administration

Valentina Dimitrievska in Skopje October 29, 2019

Kosovo Telecom has been struggling to find a solution to its difficult financial situation for months after the government said it won’t repay the company’s debt.

Vote counting in Kosovo election suspended after ballot papers suspected laced with chemical agent

Iulian Ernst in Bucharest October 15, 2019

Vote counting has been suspended in Kosovo, Radio Free Europe informed, after 26 Central Election Commission (CEC) officials sought medical help for the allergic reaction occurred after opening five ballot boxes from Serbia.

Growth already past its peak after Western Balkans’ brief blossoming

bne IntelliNews October 9, 2019

Growth has started slowing in most of the Western Balkans economies after an all too brief period of rapid economic acceleration, finds a new report from the World Bank.