Business linkages between SMEs from the EU and the Western Balkans
February 2016 – August 2016
Study on business linkages between SMEs from the EU and the Western Balkans with focus on FDI in manufacturing sectors, EC, FWC Lot 1.
Team Leader function for an assignment whose objective is to support the process of further strengthening economic integration between the EU and candidate/potential candidate countries in the Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia). The assignment involved:
- Comprehensive statistical mapping of manufacturing FDI in the WB;
- Country profiles of FDI policies and institutions in the 6 countries;
- 3 EU SME manufacturing FDI case studies;
- Recommendations at country and WB level.
This project started in February 2016 and will be completed by August 2016. It is being carried out by a team including Dr Ricardo Pinto, Igor Brkanovic and Žaklina Stepanovic.