GLOBSEC: No debt ratio is safe for small EU countries

Ivan Šramko and Sona Muzikarova September 10, 2021

Targeted EU fiscal rule reform is desirable but should consider the inherent risks for smaller member states.

bneGreen: Meat’s animal-free future

Clare Nuttall in Glasgow September 8, 2021

Startups in emerging Europe developing alternative proteins are part of a growing movement aimed at helping to fight climate change and feed the world’s expanding population.

Iskratel and Ukrtelecom launch €12mn fibre network expansion project in Ukraine

bne IntelliNews September 7, 2021

New three-year partnership between Iskratel and Ukrtelecom will provide more than 300 locations in various Ukrainian regions with gigabit-capable connectivity.

Strong summer tourism season to boost Adriatic economies

bne IntelliNews September 7, 2021

Croatia, Montenegro, Albania and Slovenia are reporting that visitor numbers are close to the pre-pandemic year of 2019.

Anti-vaxxers storm public broadcaster's office in Ljubljana

Valentina Dimitrievska in Skopje September 5, 2021

Protesters managed to get into the news studio before the police intervened.

Slovenian president urges EU to make enlargement a priority

Valentina Dimitrievska in Skopje September 1, 2021

Borut Pahor warns failure to launch accession talks with Albania and North Macedonia will lead to rising nationalism and influence from ‘third countries’ in the region.

Slovenia’s GDP jumps 16.3% y/y in 2Q21 boosted by strong growth in manufacturing sector

bne IntelliNews August 31, 2021

Economic activity in the second quarter approached the pre-crisis level, as the COVID-19 epidemic subsided, but a new wave of infections has since grown.

Slovenia’s inflation speeds up slightly to 2.1% y/y in August

bne IntelliNews August 31, 2021

Slovenia’s consumer price growth accelerated despite lower food prices reported in August.