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17 Jun 16

Bosnian Serb Power Plant Plan Remains Grounded

Grand plans in Republika Srpska to build more than 100 hydro-power plants over the past decade have not got far, officials concede.

03 Jun 16

Bosnia Meat Exporters Spy Future in Turkey

Bosnian meat producers anticipate new business opportunities in Turkey, after the authorities in Ankara agreed to buy around 6,000 tons of meat from the country.

25 May 16

Bosnia Clinches New €550m Deal With IMF

Bosnia hopes new four-year IMF deal will cover a looming liquidity crisis - but some pundits fear it is too little, too late.

17 May 16

Bosnia Urged to Foster Private Sector and Curb Graft

Bosnia needs to further develop its private sector and fight its rampant corruption in order to increase stability and prosperity, experts say.

04 May 16

Balkan Governments Urged to Boost Business Cooperation

Governments from the Balkans need to improve their cooperation if they want to increase foreign investments, said participants at the Sarajevo Business Forum.

29 Apr 16

Bosnian Serb Power Rules Dismay Investors

Businesspeople in Bosnia's Serb-dominated entity say it is not surprising that investors remain wary of the entity when even power supplies are so difficult and pricey to get. 

28 Apr 16

Bosnia Experts Query Reduction in Trade Deficit

Bosnia registered a significant reduction in its trade deficit in 2015 - but experts say this is mainly down to a fall in imports rather than a rise in domestic production.

20 Apr 16

Bosnia Struggles to Get New IMF Loan

Bosnian leaders will soon start debating the last conditions required for the country to get an urgently needed IMF loan.

01 Apr 16

Bosnian Serbs Woo Investors From Russia

A Bosnian Serb delegation is touring Russia seeking business investments, as the Republika Srpska tries to gain more benefit from Russian-EU trade wars.

28 Mar 16

Bosnia Investors Say Current Incentives Not Enough

Foreign entrepreneurs say the support they get from the authorities is not enough to counter what some call a ‘hostile’ business climate.

09 Mar 16

Bosnia, Croatia Turn Old Rail Line into Cycle Paths

A cross-border project between Croatia and Bosnia aims to breathe new life into the disused railway lines from Dubrovnik to the Bosnian interior by transforming them into bike trails.

29 Feb 16

Experts Query Bosnia's Solid Growth Rate

After the Council of Ministers declared that Bosnia's GDP grew by a resilient 3 per cent in 2015, experts are debating whether it is enough to bring down the high joblessness rate.

23 Feb 16

Balkan Leaders Discuss Energy, Transport at Summit

Transport links and energy projects were high on the agenda as Balkan premiers met at an investment summit in London organized by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

17 Feb 16

IT Growth is Bright Spot for Bosnia's Economy

The IT sector is booming in Bosnia, companies operating in the field say, but it has yet to reach its full potential.

03 Feb 16

Bosnia's Cash-Strapped State TV Risks Closure

BHRT, Bosnia's State television, is facing extreme financial hardship, its administrative board has warned - adding that if no solution is found, the company might have to shut down.

Politics and Society

01 Jul 16

Bosnian War Crimes Convict Abdic Eyes Mayoralty

Convicted war criminal Fikret Abdic, the former head of a separatist statelet, will run for mayor of the Velika Kladusa municipality in northern Bosnia and Herzegovina in local elections in October.

01 Jul 16

Merkel Pledges to Help Bosnia on EU Path


15 Jun 16

IMF Seeks Fresh Privatisations in Bosnia

New privatisations, better banking regulations and reductions in public expenditure are some of the IMF's key requirements of Bosnia, IMF representative Francisco Parodi said.

03 May 16

Bosnia Moves to Push Banks to Release Reserves

19 Feb 16

Bosnia Bites the Bullet on Pension Reform

25 Jan 16

Bankrupt Bosnia Looks to IMF for Salvation

Culture and Lifestyle

18 Jun 16

Mega Trail Revives Ancient Communication Routes in The Balkans

Mountain enthusiasts, NGOs and private companies from the Western Balkans are developing a mega trail, called the Via Dinarica, to connect the region from Slovenia to Albania via a series of hiking and biking paths.

06 Jun 16

Sarajevo Bakery Braces for Ramadan Bonanza

28 May 16

More to Mostar than a Bridge

31 Dec 15

Ring in the New Year Balkan Style