Turkish lira depreciated by 19% since the beginning of the year The Turkish lira has dropped to a record low against the US dollar since the beginning of the coronavirus crisis. 1 dollar is now exchanged for 7.307 lira, a drop below the..
Western Balkans countries seek way out of corona-crisis together To adopt practical measures for deepening regional economic cooperation and recovery from the economic crisis due to Covid-19 – these were the principal objectives of an..
Romania to invest billions to renew Cernavodă NPP Romania’s Premier Ludovic Orban has announced that his government was planning to invest an extra EUR 8-9 billion in Cernavodă nuclear power plant in retrofitting unit 1 and build units 3..
Romania predicts growth in new coronavirus infections in August The number of people infected with Covid-19 could reach 1,200-1,600 a day, according to a forecast by the Scientific and Technical Commission of Romania's National Emergency..
Protests in Serbia over Covid-19 curfew The surge in coronavirus cases in Belgrade, and the more than 4,000 people admitted to hospital, prompted Serbia’s President Aleksandar Vucic to announce his intention of reintroducing curfew for the..
Romania postpones easing of anti-coronavirus measures Romania has postponed the easing of measures against the epidemic due to the increased number of Covid-19 cases. Romanian Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said developments in recent days had..
President Aleksandar Vucic consolidates power in Serbia The Serbian Progressive party of President Aleksandar Vucic has won a landslide victory in the country’s parliamentary elections, receiving 63% of the vote. Its coalition partner, Ivica..
Romania extends state of alert The state of alert in Romania will remain in place for another 30 days, the Romanian cabinet has decided. As of 15 June, the citizens of 17 countries can enter Romania without quarantine, among them..
Covid-19 is retreating from the Balkans A tendency is discernible of a decline in the Covid-19 epidemic in the Balkans. On 28 May the number of newly registered coronavirus cases in Serbia over the past 24 hours is 48, with a positive..
Greece will cut taxes to get out of crisis Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has announced a plan to restart the economy. Measures totaling 17 billion euros are aimed at supporting job preservation and tourism. Taxes are being..