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21 Jul 14

Bosnia to Vote on Biggest Post-War Energy Project

Lawmakers of Bosnia's Federation Parliament are set to vote on a project to construct the Bloc 7 of the Tuzla power plant, described as Bosnia's most important energy investment in decades.

24 Mar 14

Bosnia’s Mostar Airport Aims for Expansion

Mostar has announced new flight destinations amid hopes of attracting more tourists, bringing more money into the area and creating jobs.

15 Jan 14

Macedonia Tops Balkan Economic Freedom List

The latest Index of Economic Freedom has put Macedonia at the top of the Balkan region in terms of economic freedom.

10 Dec 13

Balkan Economies Recovering, World Bank

The South East Europe region exited recession in the first half of 2013, led by strong growth in exports, a report by the World Bank presented on Monday in Tirana says.

03 Dec 13

Number of Insolvent Firms Rises in Bosnia

The Bosnian Central Bank reported that the number of companies with blocked bank accounts had risen by several thousand since last year's data was released.

28 Nov 13

Shell Likely to Exploit Oil in Bosnia's Federation

Bosnia's Federation entity appears ready to grant oil giant Shell a concession to explore for oil and gas.

18 Nov 13

Free Trade in Focus at Sarajevo Conference

Central European Free Trade Agreement countries are meeting in the Bosnian capital to discuss key global and regional challenges.

18 Nov 13

Bosnians Allege Fraud After Investment Scheme Fails

Bosnians who claim they lost money in an alleged pyramid scheme are still hoping to be repaid while those accused of defrauding them have been acquitted, a new investigation said.

07 Oct 13

Bosnian Builders Protest Over Unpaid Wages

Around 500 workers from mainly state-owned construction company Hidrogradnja protested in Sarajevo over missing salaries and criminal charges brought against them for going on strike.

18 Sep 13

Starting a Company Takes Longest in Bosnia

The latest Global Competitiveness Report says it takes longer to start a company in Bosnia than in any other Balkan country - while procedures are speediest in Macedonia.

09 Sep 13

Forum Puts Future of SEE Markets in Focus

The 2013 SEE Private Equity and Venture Capital Forum will provide a platform for discussion of the future of the Southeast European Private Equity and Venture Capital markets.

13 Aug 13

Banja Luka Spurns Low-Cost Flights Deal

The Republika Srpska authorities have failed to agree with Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air on starting cheap flights from Banja Luka.

18 Jul 13

Bosnia Bans Croatian Meat Imports

More than 50 Croatian companies have been banned from exporting to Bosnia because they do not fulfill EU standards of production.

27 Jun 13

Banks' Balkan Energy Investments Undermine EU Targets

Heavy investment in fossil fuels by international financial institutions in Western Balkan countries is hindering their compliance with EU climate targets, a report says.

21 Jun 13

Bosnia Has Worst GDP in Europe, Eurostat Says

EU statistics agency says Bosnia and Herzegovina has the lowest GDP per capita of 37 European countries examined.

Politics and Society

21 Jul 14

Damir Fazlic: Controversial Deal Broker

In his first interview since October 2008, Bosnian businessman Damir Fazlic tackled the rumours and criminal allegations which have beset his career, reveals how he became an influential figure in the Balkans and beyond, and speaks of his grandiose plans for the future.  


28 Mar 14

Privatization Kills off Bosnia’s Oil Industry

Supposedly ‘lifesaving’ privatization deals with foreign partners have been a disaster for oil companies in both Bosnia’s entities.

Culture and Lifestyle

17 Jul 14

Sarajevo's Restored City Hall Opens its Doors

Twenty-two years since Bosnian Serb shelling virtually destroyed this symbol of the lost splendour of the Austro-Hungarian era, the City Hall, the Vijecnica, is set to reopen at last.