Serbia and Bosnia
The IMF has lowered its prediction of growth in Montenegrin GDP from 2.8 per cent to 2.3 per cent amid concerns of the impact of the eurozone crisis and sluggish demand for goods and services.
The International Monetary Fund, IMF, paints a gloomy picture of the economic prospects of Balkan countries in 2014.
In its flagship half-yearly World Economic Outlook, the IMF said countries in Southeast Europe in particular are likely to experience slower growth in 2014 partly because of the severe floods that struck Serbia and Bosnia in May.
Serbian and Bosnian FMs meet in Belgrade
BELGRADE -- Relations between Serbia and Bosnia "are greatly improving and there is a joint desire to continue this way," the two countries' foreign ministers have said.
Ivica Dačić and Zlatko Lagumžija met in Belgrade on Wednesday and made the remarks during a news conference.
BELGRADE - The French Embassy in Belgrade voiced satisfaction over the great success of the Donors' Conference organized to help repair the damage caused by the May floods in Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina, which raised a total of EUR 1.846 billion for the two countries, adding that France will pay an additional EUR 1 million in emergency financial aid to Serbia.
EU will give EUR 195 million to Serbia and Bosnia
BRUSSELS -- The European Union will allocate a total of EUR 195 million for the rehabilitation of flood affected regions in Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina.
This was announced by EU Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fule on Wednesday.