Serbia began its first moves towards the economic unification of the Balkan countries. The idea of an economic "new business deal for the Balkans" not only exists, but it is also presented in the important places in Europe.
IntraCEFTA trade of Albania reflects a relatively strong economic ties with the neighbors, although it constitutes only a small part of overall foreign exchange of this country.
Signing and implementation of the Central European Free Trade Agreement (cefta) by Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) has been marked by few setbacks, notably in area of agricultural products. Over 10 years later CEFTA still cause controversies.
Despite gradual liberalization of international trade and development of the Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA), Montenegro did not increase its regional exports.
The Balkans should complete the existing custom union by establishing the free trade area, where goods and labor could flow without the barriers.