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Prishtina/Belgrade, 10 May 2022, dtt-net.com – Kosovan premier is having meetings with IT companies of the Silicon Valley trying to convince them to invest in Kosovo, while at the same time the American Oracle Corporation – world's largest database management company - today signed with Serbian government for opening its South-East-Europe regional IT centre in Kragujevac town.


Prishtina/Podgorica, 10 May 2022, dtt-net.com – According to the revised economic outlook of the London-based European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Kosovo will have its GDP growth at 4.0 percent this year and Montenegro next year at 4.5 percent, making the two small countries of the Western Balkans region with the best forecast of the bank in the respective years.


Vienna 06 May 2022, dtt-net.com -  The six countries of the Western Balkans region are facing a new range of economic challenges, despite a better-than-expected rebound from the recession caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, says the latest Western Balkans Regular Economic Report.


Belgrade,28 April 2022, dtt-net.com – A new Fiat electric vehicle model will be produced in Serbia, according to a deal signed Thursday by Stellantis company and Serbian government, for an investment from the company of 190 Euro millions and contribution of Serbian authorities with additional 48 Euro millions.


Tirana, 19 April 2022, dtt-net.com – Montenegro will continue to have the best GDP growth this and the next year, but all countries of the region will see contraction of their economies compared to 2021, as most of the countries worldwide, largely because of the war in Ukraine, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) outlook.


Prishtina, 13 April 2022, dtt-net.com – Foreign affairs ministries of Greece and Kosovo, today signed an cooperation agreement as both countries are intensifying efforts for further boosting economic and trade relations, with Athens interested in investing in Kosovo in energy sector, innovation and tourism.


Skopje, 12 April 2022, dtt-net.com – The government of North Macedonia has decided to extend the ban on the export of some types of cereals and sunflower oil for another 30 days.  


Prishtina,  01 April 2022, dtt-net.com -  Kosovan premier, Albin Kurti, today met with Bavaria’s State Minister for European and International Affairs, Melanie Huml, calling for investments by Bavarian companies in Kosovo.


Podgorica, 29 March 2022, dtt-net.com- Montenegro has started to import flour from Bulgaria as a alternative measure since Serbia has banned its exports earlier this month with few exemptions.


Skopje, 18 March 2022, dtt-net.com – The government of North Macedonia today decided to extend export ban of wheat, barley, maize, flour, sunflower seeds, sunflower seed oils until April 15, as authorities fear food price hike and crisis amid ongoing Russian aggression against Ukraine.