100% import tariffs on goods from Serbia and Bosnia have pushed consumer prices up in Kosovo, but politicians’ claims they would help local producers were never realised, think tank GAP finds.
SMEs are under-represented in international trade and their contribution to value added remains low, the latest SME Policy Index finds.
Hashim Thaci says the US is key to settling the ongoing conflict between the two countries after the latest attempt to restart of the Serbia-Kosovo dialogue in Germany produces no result.
Southeast Europe enjoys a largely free and vibrant press, but an index developed by consultant Keshif shows that the press is coming under pressure and diversity and quality are slipping.
At first glance, the enlargement of the EU to include the states of the Western Balkans seems to be an irrelevant trifle for the EU, but on closer inspection it is a good idea as expansion of the EU is not just about business.