2014-03-05A loan from the IMF will help Albania undertake economic reforms. Also in business news: Turkey wants to increase its 20 percent stake in the Trans-Anatolia Gas Pipeline project to 30 percent by April.
2014-03-03Russian investors and Montenegro officials are heading to arbitration over an aluminium plant.
2014-02-26The government will pursue commercial development at the giant former airport site to help offset the effects of the economic crisis.
2014-02-21Balkan countries call for Turkish investors to expand business and economic ties in a wide range of niche sectors that have untapped potential.
2014-02-19Quarterly economic growth registers at 1.7 percent in Romania, Eurostat says. In other business news: Turkey ranks third in a list of the world's friendliest destinations for Muslim travellers; Albania encourages Italian investment.
2014-02-17To strengthen the competitiveness of Serbia's agriculture sector, the EU will provide funding and education.
2014-02-14Whistleblowers in the region are being urged to report irregularities and cases of corruption in the public sector, but only the bravest take action.
2014-02-12With the help of an EU programme, Croatia is tackling unemployment for citizens younger than 25. Also in business news: the 2014 Balkan Economic Summit was held in Bursa, Turkey, and Romania and Bulgaria saw an increase in exports last year.
2014-02-05Zagreb is facing a 2016 deadline from the EU to reduce its deficit to 3 percent of GDP. In other business news: Turkey is taking steps to strengthen its lira; Greek factory activity grows for the first time since 2009.
2014-01-30The former chairman of Hellenic Postbank and other executives and businessmen are among 29 people charged in a loan scheme worth about 500 million euros.
2014-01-29Croatia's debt could become more manageable under the EU's excessive debt procedure, experts say.
2014-01-29Details of the 191-kilometre pipeline will be discussed in March. Also in business news: Albania is introducing new measures to reduce the time it takes to register a new business.
2014-01-27The new foreign investments and upgraded transportation infrastructure will help the country's EU integration, experts say.
2014-01-24Three Balkan countries seek to improve smaller, regional airports to bring about greater economic and tourism opportunities.
2014-01-22Many regional countries are poised to see GDP growth this year, compared to 2013. In other business news: Syrians were the biggest foreign investors in Turkish start-ups in 2013, and Bulgaria and Albania are seeking a new business partnership.
2014-01-15Tourism in the mountains is down by 70 percent, according to a study. In other business news: groups call for a solution to the Cypriot issue.
2014-01-08The government sought a solution to prevent abuse of the foreclosures ban.
2014-01-08Citizens of Romania and Bulgaria can now work in any EU member country. In other business news: Kosovo cancelled the sale of telecom operator PTK, and Croatia's 2013 tourism revenue is expected to be about 7 billion euros.
2014-01-02The deficit in Pristina is less than 1 percent. In other business news: Bankso in Bulgaria is listed as Europe's best value ski resort.
2013-12-24The island ranks in the world’s top 30 business environments, according to a recent review. In other business news: The IMF gives initial approval for a loan to Albania.
Child beggars on the streets are a global phenomenon, but experts and NGOs in Southeast Europe are urging governments to take action.