Category Archives: Economy

Annual Survey Detects Steady Rise in Popular Concern about Corruption

The Regional Cooperation Council presented the 2017 edition of its annual survey of citizens’ and business communities’ opinion on the situation in the Western Balkans region. Continue reading Annual Survey Detects Steady Rise in Popular Concern about Corruption

Bosnian Phone Finger Ring Is Shaped Like Door Knocker

A Bosnian version of the phone finger ring accessory comes in the shape of a traditional door knocker. The “Zvekir” (knocker) accessory, designed by a Sarajevo-based start-up, is shaped like the door fixture that often symbolizes home in Bosnia, and it is even part local government insignia. Continue reading Bosnian Phone Finger Ring Is Shaped Like Door Knocker

EU Auditors Approve Four Bosnian Poultry Producers for Export

Four Bosnian poultry producers are approved for exporting to the European Union countries, according to a news website. Auditors of the European Union’s Directorate General for Health and Food Analysis have inspected the export-readiness of Agreks, Brovis, Madi and Ovako food makers and confirmed that the poultry production in those companies agrees with the EU standards.

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Electronics Maker Donates App Lab to Sarajevo School

South Korean electronics maker financed an apps lab that opened Friday at the Sarajevo University’s electrical engineering school, ETF. The Samsung Apps Lab is designed to give the students an environment where they can develop app ideas with Samsung-made devices, the company and school reps said at the lab opening. Continue reading Electronics Maker Donates App Lab to Sarajevo School

UN Agency, Ministry Ink Cost-Sharing Deal to Support Tourism Project

World Tourism Day 2017 was marked in Bosnia within the scope of the Via Dinarica: A Platform for Sustainable Tourism Development and Local Economic Growth, a project implemented and funded by the United States Agency for International Development in Bosnia and United Nations Development Program in BiH. Continue reading UN Agency, Ministry Ink Cost-Sharing Deal to Support Tourism Project

Gov’t Will Not Discuss Bosnia’s Recognition of Kosovo, Says Foreign Minister

There is no discussion in Bosnia about recognizing independence of Serbia’s breakaway province Kosovo, Bosnian foreign minister said commenting on a statement of Kosovo prime minister. Bosnian Council of Ministers will not be looking into the matter, minister Igor Crnadak said, but the business community would benefit from a solution to the visa regime, he added. Continue reading Gov’t Will Not Discuss Bosnia’s Recognition of Kosovo, Says Foreign Minister