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Varehlyi: Western Balkans should seize the opportunity offered by the EU

Podgorica, (MINA) – The Western Balkans must seize the opportunity offered by the EU, said European Enlargement Commissioner Oliver Varhelyi, adding that by the end of 2027 there will be no more excuses for the region not being ready to…

Inflation rate at 5.4 percent

Podgorica, (MINA-BUSINESS) – Compared with the last year’s corresponding period, the prices of products and services for personal consumption, measured by the consumer price index (CPI), were 5.4 percent higher in April. According to Monstat, the consumer prices saw an…

Milatovic: Montenegro’s NATO membership contributes to strengthening of rule of law and independence of institutions

Podgorica, (MINA) – Montenegro’s NATO membership significantly contributes to strengthening of the rule of law and the independence of the institutions, said President Jakov Milatovic, adding that, in the light of growing security challenges, the NATO influence is more important…

Cooperation seen as the key to success

Podgorica, (MINA-BUSINESS) – Representatives of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Montenegro expressed interest in the main upcoming changes in tax and fiscal policy, highlighting the importance of timely involvement of the private sector in the regulatory drafting process….

Outflow reaches €27.24 million

Podgorica, (MINA-BUSINESS) – According to preliminary statistics of the Central Bank of Montenegro (CBCG), the total inflow of foreign direct investments (FDI) amounted to €85.97 million in January, while the outflow totalled €27.24 million. The latest CBCG Bulletin says that…

Air Montenegro optimizes flight schedule for the summer season

Podgorica, (MINA-BUSINESS) – The national carrier, Air Montenegro, will be operating with four aircraft during the summer season due to geopolitical circumstances preventing flights on the Podgorica – Tel Aviv route.   “With this in mind, Air Montenegro has proceeded…

Parliament finishes discussion on deploying VCG members to UN and NATO missions

Podgorica, (MINA) – Members of the Montenegrin Parliament completed the discussion on the deployment of the Montenegrin Armed Forces (VCG) troops to the UN Mission in Cyprus and their participation in the NATO naval operation Sea Guardian. The Parliament will…

Lower prices of industrial products

Podgorica, (MINA-BUSINESS) – Compared with last year’s corresponding period, the prices of imported industrial products decreased by 0.1 percent in the first quarter. According to official statistics, the mining and quarrying sector decreased by 0.9 percent, while the processing industry…

Foreign trade exchange reaches €1 billion

Podgorica, (MINA-BUSINESS) – According to preliminary statistics released by Monstat, Montenegro’s total foreign trade amounted to €1 billion in the first three months, down 3.4 percent year on year. The export amounted to a total of €150.8 million in this…

Lower interest rates on new housing loans for young people

Podgorica, (MINA-BUSINESS) – Erste Bank has reduced interest rates by 0.5 to 1.5 percent on new housing loans for young couples buying their first home in a campaign that will last until the end of the year. “The loan with…

Scholz: Montenegro is an important stability factor in the Balkans

Podgorica, (MINA) – Montenegro is an important stability factor in the Balkans and it is high time to become an EU member state, said German Chancellor Olaf Scholz. Speaking at the press conference with Montenegrin Prime Minister Milojko Spajic during…

Establishment of closer cooperation planned

Podgorica, (MINA-BUSINESS) – The President of Montenegrin, Jakov Milatovic, has said that economic cooperation between Montenegro and Slovenia is significant, but there is great potential for even closer collaboration in the field of trade, tourism, and investments. He added that…