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Skertsos: Greece is the 8th cheapest country in the EU
The matter of high prices, in comparison with countries like Spain, is the central issue of the posting of the Minister of State Akis Skertsos on social media on Saturday.
Seventy eight women doing agricultural businesses to benefit from support to enhance energy efficiency in Moldova
Seventy eight women from 16 districts of Moldova, who carry out economic activities, will benefit from support in the implementation of solutions of renewable energy and energy efficiency.
UPDATED Automotive Cluster Bulgaria CEO: Bulgaria Can Become Europe's Leader in Automotive Software Development
Automotive Cluster Bulgaria CEO Lyubomir Stanislavov said in an interview for BTA that Bulgaria has the potential to become a leading country in automotive software development in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), if not in all of Europe.
Anti-corruption commission established, Xhafaj: It’s vital and beyond party divisions, hence, regret absence of opposition
In the Assembly of Albania, there was set up on Friday the Special Parliamentary Commission “For the deepening of reforms for good governance, the rule of law and anti-corruption for Albania 2030 in the European Union”.
SDS's request for witness hearings puts in question PM Golob-related inquiry
The parliamentary inquiry into energy companies Gen-I and Star Solar in relation to PM Robert Golob and the financing of his Freedom Movement party met for its maiden session on Wednesday.
Annual inflation rate, down to 5.12%, in May 2024
The annual inflation rate dropped, in May 2024, to 5.12%, from 5.9% in April, in the conditions in which food products rose in price by 1.24%, non-food products by 6.38% , and services by 9.29%, according to the data published on Wednesday by the National Institute of Statistics (INS).
Oil prices mixed ahead of Fed meeting, US inflation data
Lower probability of interest rate cut this year in US, world's largest oil consumer, puts downward pressure on prices
Trade deficit increases by 5 pct in first four months of 2024
Romania's FOB/CIF trade balance deficit stood at 9.320 billion EUR for the period 1 January - 30 April 2024, 440.1 million EUR higher (+5%) than that recorded in the corresponding period in 2023, according to data from the National Institute of Statistics (INS) published on Monday.
Rama: A segment of Elbasan-Qafë Thanë road opens
A part of the Elbasan-Qafë Thane road is already open for vehicle traffic.
The Chamber of Commerce promotes the services and products of companies
The Kosovo Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DHTIK) has informed its members that within the framework of the services it offers through the membership package, which is annual, among others, the promotion of the company's services and products is also included.
Parties at odds on green transition measures as they affect food production
Slovenian parties and lists standing in the EU election agree that agriculture, one of the main areas of EU policies, will have to adapt to climate change despite protests by farmers against some green measures.
Croatia's GDP in Q1 grows 3.9% year on year
Croatia's GDP increased in the first quarter of 2024 by 3.9% year on year, rising for the 13th quarter in a row mainly thanks to increased consumption and investments, shows the first estimate by the national statistical office on Tuesday.
OECD Economic Study's recommendations, correlated with goals of our government programme, PM Ciolacu says
The recommendations of the economic study of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development are correlated with the objectives of the government programme, prime minister Marcel Ciolacu stated on Tuesday at the meeting of the National Committee for Romania's Accession to the OECD, which highlighted the importance of implementing the recommendations received from the organization's committees for alignment with standards in terms of legislation, policies and practices.
Ibrahimaj: Financial support for small and medium-sized enterprises
Minister of State for Entrepreneurship and Business Climate Delina Ibrahimaj received the CEO of Italian state lender Gruppo Cassa Depositi e Prestiti Dario Scannapieco and his delegation at the Business House.
Coca-Cola in BiH directly creates 39 million KM of added value, the latest study shows
The Coca-Cola company in Bosnia and Herzegovina directly creates 39 million KM of added value, while indirectly supporting another 264 million KM in the economy of Bosnia and Herzegovina, according to the Study on Socio-Economic Impact of Coca-Cola in 2023 in Bosnia and Herzegovina, which was presented today at the Coca-Cola bottling plant in Hadžići.
DFC sends Letter of Intent to IPTO for participation in Great Sea Interconnector project
The US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) sent a Letter of Intent to Greece's Independent Power Transmission Operator (IPTO), expressing interest in participating in the Great Sea Interconnector project linking the electrical grids of Greece, Cyprus, and Israel, IPTO said on Tuesday.
Conference on Euro Changeover Will Take Place on May 28
A conference on the euro changeover and the Croatian Experience will take place on May 28, at 9:30 am, in the building of the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI), the Chamber said.
Corporate sector willing to co-finance Krško 2
One of Slovenia's most renowned businessmen has announced that the corporate sector is willing to co-finance Krško 2, the expansion of the existing nuclear power plant, because it wants to avoid the country falling into energy dependence.
EU Commission upgrades Slovenia growth forecast for this year
The European Commission has upgraded Slovenia's growth forecast for this year by 0.4 percentage points to 2.3%, but downgraded it by 0.1 point to 2.6% for next year. Inflation is now projected to slow to 2.8% by the end of this year, and to 2.4% in 2025, the latter being an upgrade from 2% forecast in February.
8 in 10 companies satisfied with Croatia's economic situation, survey shows
Fifty-three percent of respondents find the current economic situation in Croatia satisfactory and 29% find it good, which is above the Central and Eastern Europe average, it was said on Tuesday at a presentation of the findings of a survey by the German-Croatian Chamber of Industry and Commerce.
90 million euro agreement between Kosovo and Germany: The aim is employment, energy and integration
Kosovo and Germany have signed an agreement worth 90 million euros, as this aims to support for two years, where 20 million are in the form of grants.