2014-08-04An EU-funded study maps the state of agriculture in Albania and suggests areas where Union standards are needed most.
2014-07-30The proposed law, which would be supported by a loan from the World Bank, is being considered by Parliament. In other business news: optimism grows for the economy's future in southeast Europe.
2014-07-09Work is expected to begin this year in the southern town of Sibenik. In other business news: the Eurozone approves aid for Cyprus and Greece; Bulgaria avoids a financial crisis.
2014-07-07A new report recommends reform of the justice system to tackle corruption in energy deals.
2014-07-02The effort to drill for oil and gas could stimulate the economy and attract foreign investment.
2014-07-02Eagle Hills is investing up to 4 billion euros to develop property on the Sava River. In other business news: Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova signed free-trade pacts with the EU.
2014-06-26Experts say closer ties will increase the flow of capital in the Balkans.
2014-06-25Authorities say the flooding has damaged important infrastructure that will need to be repaired. In other business news: A research group warns of corruption in the business sector.
2014-06-17Business leaders seek opportunities for new investment and deeper co-operation.
2014-06-04The fund said Athens does not need to impose new austerity measures this year. Also in business news: Bulgaria leads the region in Foreign Policy magazine's Baseline Profitability Index.
2014-06-02Regional co-operation and the implementation of EU standards in the western Balkans could result in thousands of new mining jobs and billions of euros in capital, experts say.
2014-05-21Bulgaria and Montenegro are expecting a drop in Russian tourists this summer. Also in business news: The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development will invest 500 million euros in Cyprus.
2014-05-20An investment of $400 million would create one of Europe's biggest textile factories.
2014-05-14The country will switch currencies by January 2019, officials said. Also in business news: A World Bank loan to Croatia will help improve the health care sector.
2014-05-07Cypriots can now cash cheques and have higher limits on transactions. Also in business news: Switzerland will grant 500 Croatian workers access to the country's labour market.
2014-05-02Opinions are divided on a government initiative to stimulate the economy by forgiving debt owed by businesses.
2014-05-01Experts said the goal is to harmonise agriculture legislation with that of the EU and implement more efficient practices.
2014-04-30Train service to Sofia, Belgrade and Skopje will resume on May 10th. Also in business news: Turkey's Veibo Group will invest in a production facility in Macedonia's northeast, creating 5,000 jobs.
2014-04-28The costs are high, but the government has stuck to implementing the required steps.
2014-04-23A wave of tourists visited Greece for the Easter holiday. Also in business news: The European Central Bank launched a Eurosystem co-operation programme with Albania, Kosovo and Macedonia
Experts warn that Ebola is a major threat to the region and could be used as a weapon by terrorists.