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Adria Airways pilots start industrial action

By   /  22/03/2017  /  Business, SI Business, SI Social, Slovenia, Social  /  No Comments

  The pilots of Adria Airways went on a two-day strike over collective bargaining on Wednesday, which has already resulted in a number of flights being rescheduled with some cancellations planned for tomorrow. According to their trade union, more than 100 pilots are on strike between 6 AM and 10 PM on both days, the […]

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US bans laptops and tablets in cabins on flights from 8 Muslim Countries

By   /  22/03/2017  /  Business, TR Business, Turkey  /  No Comments

  Τhe ban imposed by the US concerning the transfer of electronic devices larger than a mobile phone onboard aircraft taking off eight Muslim countries caused shock in Turkey. Ankara did not expect the ban which will cause it great financial damage especially becauseTurkish Airlines has been developing rapidly in recent years. Resentment in the […]

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Railway employees end hunger strike

By   /  21/03/2017  /  BA Business, BA Social, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Business, Headlines, Social  /  No Comments

  After five days, twelve employees of RS Railways ended the hunger strike they begun since the management didn’t pay all debts to workers. This includes one salary and several reimbursements and total per person is several thousand BAM of debt. The hunger strike begun on Thursday, after a thousand of employees held peace demonstrations […]

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FDI in Bulgaria in January 2017 was 54M euro

By   /  21/03/2017  /  BG Business, Bulgaria, Business, Headlines  /  No Comments

  Foreign direct investment in Bulgaria in the first month of the year stood at 54 million euro, the equivalent of 0.1 per cent of the gross domestic product (GDP), statistics from the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) showed on March 21. In January 2016, FDI was 28.1 million euro, but the original amount reported by BNB […]

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Tsipras: Greek tourism constantly on the rise

By   /  21/03/2017  /  Business, Finance, GR Business, GR Finance, Greece  /  No Comments

  I got the impression that the programme review is on track to conclude, the president of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) Andreas Andreadis on Monday said after a meeting with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at the Maximos Mansion. Asked if he discussed it with the prime minister, he said that Tsipras is optimistic that […]

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MFA to present Greece’s investment potential to foreign diplomats

By   /  20/03/2017  /  Business, Finance, GR Business, GR Finance, GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  No Comments

  The foreign ministry will present Greece’s potential in attracting foreign investments to foreign diplomats in a briefing at the ministry on Wednesday, a ministry press release said. The aim of the briefing, organized by the ministry’s General Secretariat of International Economic Relations and the Secretariat for Strategic and Private Investment, is to showcase the […]

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PM: Gov’t acting in Croatia’s economic, financial stability regarding Agrokor

By   /  20/03/2017  /  Business, Croatia, HR Business, HR Politics, Politics  /  No Comments

  In the case of the Agrokor retailer, the Croatian government is acting in the interest of the country’s economic and financial stability and also wants the consolidation of the concern’s business, Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said on Monday. Reporters asked him about his position on Russian banks’ signals that they would like to enter […]

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Prime Minister Mustafa promises high economic growth

By   /  20/03/2017  /  Business, Kosovo, XK Business  /  No Comments

Prime Minister of Kosovo, Isa Mustafa promised today high economic growth through government programs. “We have secured financial and fiscal stability with sustainable economic growth of 4% for 2015 and 2016, while in the years to come, growth will be larger”, PM Mustafa declared. The head of the government said that government policies boost private […]

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The idea for a joint Balkan market, a dream or reality?

By   /  20/03/2017  /  Business, Headlines, Kosovo, XK Business  /  No Comments

The idea for the establishment of a joint regional market in Western Balkans, which was launched during the meeting of EU officials with the prime ministers of the region in Sarajevo during this week, sparked debates in Kosovo. The Prime Minister of Kosovo, Isa Mustafa declared that a joint market of Western Balkan countries would […]

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Turkey’s tourism industry in crisis

By   /  20/03/2017  /  Business, Finance, TR Business, TR Finance, Turkey  /  No Comments

  2016 seems to have been the most difficult year in recent years for the Turkish tourism industry, as the Turkish economy received $10 billion less in tourist spending compared with 2015. According to official data from the Turkish Statistical Authority,  in 2016  Turkey received 15.9 billion USD compared to 2015 when this figure had […]

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