The pipeline represents a vital energy alternative for Moldova, officials and analysts say.
Alternative markets will help regional countries keep their foreign trade levels stable, they said.
The demand comes after the bank announced employees stole millions over a four-year period.
An EU-funded study maps the state of agriculture in Albania and suggests areas where Union standards are needed most.
The 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.
Money from the conference will be used to support Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. In other business news: The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development approves a credit line for Albania's Deposit Insurance Agency (ADIA).
The European Union is supporting local efforts, funding institutional development and supporting at-risk workers in order to increase employment in the Balkans.
The economies of 11 countries that joined the EU since 2004 are expected to continue growing next year. In other business news: Officials in the Western Balkans look for more ways to improve the economy.
Work 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.
A new report recommends reform of the justice system to tackle corruption in energy deals.
The effort to drill for oil and gas could stimulate the economy and attract foreign investment.
Eagle 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.
Experts say closer ties will increase the flow of capital in the Balkans.
Authorities 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.
Small- and medium-sized enterprises in the Western Balkans will get a new chance for development with an investment from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.