Western Balkans and EU News

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Tirana, 10 February 2020, dtt-net.com – Albanian tourism sector is expected to suffer nearly 74 Euro million because of the damages from the November 26 earthquake in coastal town of Durrës and surrounding areas which caused more than 1 Euro billion of damages in total, according to some estimations.


Belgrade/Zagreb, 23 October 2019, dtt-net.com – As the German car manufacturer has put on standby its 1.3 Euro billion investment project in Turkey, the four countries are racing with massive incentives trying to convince Volkswagen to set up a new production facility in their territories.


Belgrade, 22 October 2019, dtt-net.com – German manufacturer Brose will open a new factory in Serbia and employ 1100, Serbian president Aleksandar Vucic announced.


Podgorica, 16 October 2019, dtt-net.com - The Hague-based Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) said it’s not competent to decide on a investment row between Montenegro and the Russian businessman Oleg Deripaska, Montenegrin government said.


Tirana, 11 September 2019, dtt-net.com – Unemployment in the EU candidate country from the Western Balkans region has dropped to 11.5 percent, Albanian statistical agency reported.


Prishtina/Skopje, 05 September 2019, dtt-net.com – Kosovo and North Macedonia governments today decided to end mutual trade ban between the two countries involving Kosovan fish and North Macedonian honey and potatoes.


Podgorica, 04 September 2019, dtt-net.com – Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) from NATO countries in Montenegro last year increased by 64 percent compared to 2017 thanks to country’s membership in the western military alliance, according to Montenegrin officials.


Belgrade, 29 August 2019, dtt-net.com – Serbia’s President Aleksandar Vucic today said that the unemployment in his country is at 10.3 percent currently, the lowest in the Western Balkans region.


Prishtina, 20 August 2019, dtt-net.com – Kosovan and North Macedonia’s officials met today vowing to end a new trade row between the two neighbouring countries  under certain conditions which are expected to be met by Prishtina authorities on aquaculture.


Belgrade, 20 August 2019, dtt-net.com – In the first six month of this year foreign direct investments (FDI) in Serbia amounted to 1.9 Euro billion, according to country’s minister of finance.