Business / Economy News


Belgrade, 13 September 2022, – Serbia signed Monday a 1 billion USD loan with  United Arab Emirates (UAE), with which the country is planning to purchase natural gas and electricity to cope with energy difficulties. 



Prishtina, 08 August 2022, -  Kosovan officials and Israel diplomats met today and talked about possibilities of Israel investing in Kosovo’s poorly managed healthcare system and also in potable water supply in the Western Balkans country - the most underdeveloped on in the European continent.


Belgrade/Prishtina, 08 August 2022, – Serbia goods are coming reaching back fast Kosovo market and could soon approach to the 450 Euro million record of 2017, after a drastic fall since 2018 - when the then government of Kosovo of Ramush Haradinaj, imposed a 100 percent tax and which started to be lifted partially in early 2020 by today’s premier, Albin Kurti, and totally after his predecessor Avdullah Hoti.


Tirana, 26 July 2022, – Serbian government officials today met with Albanian import companies as Belgrade aims to increase its exports, including of flour, cooking oil and sugar to Albania, through the Open Balkan initiative of free flow of goods and people it designed and entered with North Macedonia too.


Belgrade/Podgorica/Skopje, 26 July 2022, – Average net salaries in Serbia in May reached 74 168 RSD (632 Euro) and gross salaries to 102 432 RSD (872,85 Euros), country’s statistical office said, but highest salaries in the Western Balkans region continue to be in Montenegro.


London/Prishtina, 26 July 2022, – The London-based Western Tethyan Resources Limited today announced issuance of exploration license in a north-eastern part of Kosovo – the fourth this year and sixth in total - for gold after initial reconnaissance works on the project areas to date have indicated presence of gold and other raw materials.


Belgrade, 25 July 2022, – Serbian government announced today that the country is now on the list of Saudi Arabia authorities for export of approved exporters to the oil-rich country and will be exporting there milk and milk products, fruits and vegetables, sheep and beef.



Belgrade/Skopje/tirana, 08 July 2022, – President of Serbia, aleksandar Vucic,  and Prime Ministers of Albania and North Macedonia, Edi rama and Dimitar Kovacevski, agreed today to form a joint agency for attracting foreign investments in the countries which make up the controversial Open Balkan initiative.


Belgrade, 07 July 2022, – Serbian government is working on a draft-text for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with China, with officials in Belgrade hoping that Serbia’s exports will increase to China and Chinese investment will also be boosted in the EU candidate country.


Prishtina/Belgrade, 10 May 2022, – 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.