Serbia in motion

Over the past several years, Serbian economy has experienced growth due to strong foreign investment and continuous improvement of its business environment. And the improvement of Serbia’s overall business climate was certainly not left unnoticed and unappreciated by the investors.

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The first Polish nuclear plant will eventually be built

Development of nuclear energy in many countries has overcome the temporary slowdown following the Fukushima accident that was caused by the largest seismic and tsunami events in Japanese history. China, India, Korea, and Russia now have intensive nuclear power programmes, in the USA four new nuclear units are being built, and in Japan restarts of nuclear power plants are under way.

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Montenegro makes doing business easier

While the recent European Economic Forecast of Winter 2015 talks of an average growth of 0.8 per cent in the Eurozone and 1.3 per cent across the European Union in 2014, the Montenegrin economy will grow by 2 per cent.

But the growth rate is not the most important factor when it comes to investing or doing business in a country. More crucial are the business climate, competitiveness, and other indicators.

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The Albanian energy sector is awaiting a miracle

The Albanian Prime Minister recently blamed the energy crisis in the country on the Democratic Party, which had been in power until September 2013, and said the current situation resulted from “their ignorance.” However, despite the fact that Mr. Edi Rama’s Cabinet has sufficient evidence to implicate these former officials, no measures have been taken to confirm their criminal activities. Does the Prime Minister follow a path similar to that of his former colleagues in power?

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Transnistria and Eastern Ukraine — any similarities?

During the civil war that followed Moldova’s independence 22 years ago, the central government in Chișinău launched an offensive to regain the territory held by the pro-Russian separatists. Without formally declaring war, however, Russia came out on top in this small conflict. Suddenly, entire Russian army battalions armed with tanks and heavy artillery stepped out as “volunteers” to fight against Moldova.

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