Serbia demonstrated resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic but the IMF has now cut its GDP growth forecast to 3.5% for 2022.
Europe’s electricity system could become greener, more secure and more resilient while not requiring any funding if the right investments are made to replace increasingly expensive fossil fuels.
Longtime candidate countries North Macedonia and Albania are still unable to begin accession talks because of a Bulgarian veto, while Montenegro and Serbia are no closer to joining, and Bosnia-Herzegovina has not yet been granted candidate status.
Aleksandar Vucic, Edi Rama and Dimitar Kovacevski will travel to Brussels for EU Council to show their commitment to joining the EU despite frustration with stalled accession process.
Serbian startups attracted over $135mn of investments in 2021 – more than six times as much as in the previous year.
Amid high demand and fears of shortages, agriculture minister says Serbia will produce 3mn tonnes of wheat this summer.
The lack of adequate road infrastructure, as well as road maintenance, has been a persistent impediment to growth in the Western Balkans, but infrastructure bottlenecks are now being addressed.
While most European leaders stayed away from the SPIEF 2022 forum after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Bosnian President Milorad Dodik was there and made a rousing defence of Putin.
On Ukraine's border and with part of its territory controlled by Russia-backed separatists, Moldova is hoping for a positive answer to its application for EU candidate status.
Wargaming closed its studios in Russia and Belarus following the military invasion of Ukraine, and is now adding new studios in Central and Southeast Europe.
Five EU countries do not recognise Kosovo as an independent state, stymieing its hopes of joining the bloc.
Minister threatens vandals with eight-year prison sentence and plans to send drones to track high-speed trains on the Belgrade-Novi Sad line.
With accession bogged down in political disputes, alternatives to the current EU enlargement process are being considered.
Serbian president restates Belgrade's position that it will not join western sanctions on Russia despite appeals from German chancellor to fall into line with EU policy.
Unidentified aircraft ignored radio contact on route across Hungary, Romania and Serbia before landing in Bulgaria, where an investigation is underway.
North Macedonia's PM Dimitar Kovacevski says doors to Open Balkan, founded to improve regional economic co-operation, "remain open" to all Western Balkan states.
Serbia's target is to become fully decarbonised by 2050 despite its current heavy reliance on coal power.
EU officials are losing patience with Serbia’s insistence on maintaining friendly relations with Russia.
President Aleksandar Vucic says he agreed gas supplies on terms “very favourable for Serbia” in call with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
UK-based Paysend says it wants to help put Belgrade on the map as the next fintech capital of Europe.