The Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA) signed in 1992, which has lost its importance with the expansion of the European Union, is now experiencing a revival.
The parliament approved a draft amendment to the law on employment services that simplifies the conditions for employing people from the non-EU countries. Serbians are the major non-EU group that works in Slovakia.
The board of directors of the Serbian national oil company NIS adopted a long-term development strategy by 2025. It will enable NIS to remain a large employer in the upcoming period.
Four countries of Central and Southeast Europe are considered as advanced economies in the World Economic Forum The Inclusive Development rating: Czech Republic, Slovenia, Slovakia and Estonia.
In December the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia voted for the Budget for 2018. The total projected costs are RSD1,207bn, while the total projected government revenues amount to RSD1,178bn.
The World Bank's Doing Business List has ranked Serbia 43rd out of 190 countries, the reform leader in South East Europe.
Slow economic growth encourages many OECD countries to launch tax reforms aimed to increase individual and business activities.
Romania is the European Union's leader in terms of the proportion of owner-occupied dwellings in the overall housing structure. The other new EU member states are not far behind in this respect.
Beijing has not proposed an attractive development offer to Central and Southeast European countries from the “16+1” group.
Despite the world crisis and unfavorable international environment the National Bank of Serbia has achieved price and financial stability, says the Bank Governor, Jorgovanka Tabaković.