The Balkans were once rightly called the "soft underbelly of Europe" now are being explored by capital from China.
South African investors have been moving into the real estate industry of Central and Eastern Europe in the last 12 months, according to JLL.
Serbia will need to find alternative supply routes for supplies of Russian gas by 2019, Director of Serbia's state-owned gas enterprise Srbijagas Dusan Bajatovic said.
Serbia's only steel mill, Železara Smederevo, will be acquired by Chinese company He Steel, the only bidder in a tender to sell the factory. The Chinese company reportedly offered EUR46m
IKEA said it plans invest 70 million euros (USD76.8m) in its first Serbian store, in the Belgrade suburb of Bubanj Potok and to create 300 jobs. The company said the store should be completed by early 2017.
So far British company Mineco has invested around USD55m in mining projects in Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić’s plans to kick-start economic growth after the country’s fourth recession since 2009
Serbia is facing a long-term shortage of health professionals, as doctors and nurses leave the country in pursuit of better prospects.
Thanks to economic growth, the banking sector in Central and Southeastern Europe is seeing profits. This is helped by the fact that in some countries banks have already dealt with restructuring bad loans.
At the third extraordinary summit of the European Union this year, an additional EUR1bn has been allocated for dealing with the migration crisis. But it has been already known that it’s not enough.