Digitisation of agriculture is already helping farmers to respond to climate change and raise production, according to the BioSense Institute in Serbia’s Novi Sad.
Serbia is missing out on investments because of its stance, President Aleksandar Vucic says, but stands by decision not to join sanctions on its old ally.
The EBRD has cut its 2022 emerging Europe growth forecasts again, reflecting a sharp downgrade for Ukraine and the regional fallout from the war and sanctions.
Across the region, the average publicly guaranteed debt to GDP ratio fell from 60.8% of GDP in 2020 to 56.5% in 2021, a World Bank report shows.
The war in Ukraine sends shockwaves across the region and the World Bank warns of "daunting" downside risks to the current outlook.
Fintel Energija and MK Group signed a memorandum of understanding with PowerChina on the €340mn Agrosolar project in Kula.
Southeast Europe is split over the issues of sanctions on Russia and military aid to Ukraine, with some states firmly in the western camp, some staying neutral and others internally torn.
Greece is set to become a major gas supplier for the Balkans region, as investments aimed at achieving independence from Russian gas accelerate across Europe.
Russia risks losing one of its last remaining European friends after President Vladimir Putin hints Moscow may drop support for Serbia on Kosovo issue.
Russian GDP forecast to fall by 9-15% this year, while Ukraine's economy could collapse by 38-45%.
Exports of ICT services were up by 42.7% compared to the same period of last year, Prime Minister Ana Brnabic announced.
New start for the Belex after the government’s adoption of a capital markets development strategy and the Athens Stock Exchange’s acquisition of a 10.24% equity stake.
Serbia is preparing to sign a new long-term gas deal with Russia, and has resisted pressure from the EU and and US to join western sanctions over the war in Ukraine.
Refusal to impose sanctions on traditional ally Russia risks permanently damaging Serbia’s relations with the West and EU accession prospects.
Weaponry arrived at a time of concern over the stability of the Western Balkans following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
The Hungarian election has dealt a big blow to the once confident hope that broad opposition pre-electoral coalitions are the best way to remove entrenched authoritarian populists from power.
Several hundred people protested in Belgrade on the evening of April 4, the day after Serbia held general, presidential and local elections, demanding a recount of the votes.
Vucic says that the war in Ukraine had a huge impact on the results of the elections, causing Serbia to move dramatically to the right.
President Aleksandar Vucic and his SNS party are expected to win another victory as they promise voters stability.
Ukraine's economy forecast to contract by 20% and projections worsen across emerging Europe — except for Eurasian oil and gas producers Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan.