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Sector specific sources of competitiveness in the Western Balkans

Sector specific sources of competitiveness in the Western Balkans

recommendation for a regional investment strategy.

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Published by OECD, c2009. in [Paris] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Competition -- Balkan Peninsula -- Statistics,
  • Investments -- Balkan Peninsula -- Statistics,
  • Industrial policy -- Balkan Peninsula -- Case studies,
  • Technological innovations -- Balkan Peninsula,
  • Quality of products -- Balkan Peninsula,
  • Labor supply -- Balkan Peninsula,
  • Regional economics,
  • Balkan Peninsula -- Economic conditions,
  • Balkan Peninsula -- Economic policy

  • About the Edition

    The Western Balkan region benefits from a cost-competitive labor force and geographic and cultural proximity to EU markets. However, cost competitiveness as a source of differentiation is not sustainable. Cost levels are increasing gradually in some sectors, reducing firms" profitability. In order to sustain competitiveness, the Western Balkans needs to move up the value chain, from investing in automated technology to producing higher-quality goods and enhancing its human capital. This report examines the apparel manufacturing, automotive components and business process and technology outsourcing sectors, focusing on market competitiveness factors, industry key success factors and policy recommendations.--Publisher"s description.

    Edition Notes

    GenreStatistics, Case studies
    SeriesCompetitiveness and private sector development, Competitiveness and private sector development
    ContributionsOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development., SourceOECD (Online service)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC243 .S43 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination217 p. :
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23718109M
    ISBN 109264053638
    ISBN 109789264053632
    LC Control Number2009470845

    The Western Balkans is a geopolitical term coined by the governing bodies of the European Union in the early s and referring to those countries in south-eastern Europe that were not EU members or candidates at the time but could aspire to join the Size: 1MB.   The WBs export significantly less than Central European countries, even when exports are adjusted to GDP. Export growth has also been below potential: increase by 21% between and (against 24% in Central Europe) and by 26% between and (against 33% in .

    Our book provides case studies of specific public policy reform episodes in selected Western Balkan post-conflict and transition countries. The focus of these case studies extends beyond the technical aspects and entails substantive examination of the policy actors, constituencies and politics that ultimately shape the policy that emerges from. Western Balkans Regional Competitiveness Initiative Presentation for Steering Platform on Research for Western Balkan Countries Ohrid, FYR Macedonia 26 May – A free PowerPoint PPT presentation (displayed as a Flash slide show) on - id: 4ba-MWY4Z.

    Table B Recent Eurobond issuances in the Western Balkans. 19 Table Growth Rates in the Western Balkans, –21f 29 List of Boxes Box Low productivity limits Western Balkan’s potential output 7 Box Unemployment declines in the Western Balkans 10 Box Fiscal Rules in the Western Balkans: What Does the Public Say? 16 File Size: 2MB. Western Balkans region: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, FYR Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia. The report is produced twice a year by a team led File Size: 3MB.


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Sector specific sources of competitiveness in the Western Balkans Download PDF EPUB FB2

SCOPE OF THE STUDY The Sector Competitiveness Project is designed to assist the Western Balkans to attract more investment and increase trade through the implementation of sector specific policy actions.

It covers seven economies – Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Kosovo under UNSCR /99 – and has been based on a File Size: 1MB.

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Competitiveness and Private Sector Development Sector Specific Sources of Competitiveness in the. Sector Specific Sources of Competitiveness in the Western Balkans Competitiveness and Private Sector Development This series of publications addresses different aspects of private sector development in non-OECD regions, including Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East and North Africa, Southeast Asia, South East Europe and Eurasia.

The Sector Competitiveness Project Funded by the European Commission, the Sector Competitiveness Project examines the potential sources of and obstacles to competitiveness in the Western Balkans. The project analyses 3 sectors. Get this from a library. Sector specific sources of competitiveness in the Western Balkans: recommendation for a regional investment strategy.

[Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.; SourceOECD (Online service);] -- The Western Balkan region benefits from a cost-competitive labor force and geographic and cultural proximity to EU markets. Read "Sector Specific Sources of Competitiveness in the Western Balkans Recommendation for a Regional Investment Strategy" by Collective available from Rakuten Kobo.

The Western Balkan region benefits from a cost-competitive labour force and geographic and cultural proximity to EU mark Brand: OECD.

Get this from a library. Sector specific sources of competitiveness in the Western Balkans: recommendation for a regional investment strategy. [Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.;] -- The Western Balkan region benefits from a cost-competitive labor force and geographic and cultural proximity to EU markets.

However, cost competitiveness as a source of differentiation is. The objective of the project “Defining and Strengthening Sector Specific Sources of Competitiveness”, co-financed by the European Commission and implemented by the OECD in co-operation with the Regional Cooperation Council and the World Bank, is to support the Western Balkans in defining and implementing a targeted investment promotion agenda.

Sector Specific Sources of Competitiveness in the Western Balkans. automotive components and business process/technology outsourcing sectors in the western Balkans, focusing on competitiveness factors and including policy recommendations. This review of competitiveness and private sector development in the Ukraine includes diagnosis and.

Abstract This report aligns to the framework of structural transformation to identify opportunities for development in the agriculture sector in the Western Balkans, while also exploring patterns of trade and factors for improving agricultural competitiveness in the region.

Leaders from the Western Balkans and the World Economic Forum met in Geneva Image: World Economic Forum This progress has been hard-won, but it is fragile: ‘record’ low unemployment still translates into double-digit joblessness, the GDP per capita across the six is still only 29% of Germany’s, not a huge amount more than twenty years ago.

Since Januarythe World Economic Forum hosts an ongoing Strategic Dialogue on the Western Balkans. The aim of the high-level gatherings are to foster partnerships that advance regional integration and economic and social progress, to provide an impartial platform to discuss the challenges and opportunities that are shaping the region’s political and economic outlook, and to.

However, nearly all Western Balkan economies have managed to increase their goods exports as a percentage of GDP, compared with the pre-crisis period. While the technology-driven sector of machinery and vehicle manufacturing is the backbone of German industry and that of the NMS-5, it is still very small in the Western Balkans.

A semi-annual report on recent economic developments and economic policies in the Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, and Serbia), this edition looks at the economic performance and outlook for the Western Balkans region and specific factors that affect growth prospects.

Gentian Hoxhalli, Arsi Riso-Competitiveness and Trade Development of the Western Balkan Country EUROPEAN ACADEMIC RESEARCH - Vol. V, Issue 7 / October analysis of these competitiveness indicators, we can determine how diversified is the structure of.

Sofia, December 7, - Western Balkans countries will improve the performance of their major transport corridors and expand trade with support from a planned World Bank project announced Trade and Transport Facilitation Project is designed to streamline border crossings, improve the efficiency of logistics services and deploy modern ‘intelligent’ technologies to improve.

How the Western Balkans can catch up Peter Sanfey, Jakov Milatović and Ana Krešić Abstract Countries in the Western Balkans – Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, FYR Macedonia, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia – all aspire to membership of the European Union, but they face a major convergence challenge in terms of living standards.

Some scholars underline the need to foster industrial development in the Western Balkans. They also highlight the difficulties of such a strategy because of the lack of protectionism – which leads to a rather pessimistic assessment of economic prospects in the region.

In this short note, I recall the importance of manufacturing industries for growth [ ]. The subtitle gives away the subject of this book: The Ottoman Conquest of Southeastern Europe (14th - 15th centuries).

However, although it is a small volume it packs a great amount of detail and breadth of knowledge, so you’ll learn about far more than just the Balkans (which does annoy people after just the Balkans.). Policy Options for Competitiveness and Economic Development in the Western Balkans: the Case for Infrastructure Investment INTRODUCTION The Western Balkan states are among the poorest countries in Europe.

Their societies expect security and prosperity to be achieved with the help of their integration into the European Union. However, their. How competitive is the Western Balkans relative to EU countries?

Western Balkan countries compare poorly with EU comparators on competitiveness measures; this is one of the main reasons behind the prosperity gap.

The region’s average ranking is 86 th place in the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report (GCR) in comparison to an.Overview of the book Part I of the book focuses on the labour market side of the mismatch between jobs and skills. In chapter 2, Will Bartlett, Jens Johansen and Debora Gatelli provide an empirical analysis of skill mismatch in the Western Balkans.

The chapter provides several empirical findings on the nature of skill mismatches. Firstly, theFile Size: 3MB.could improved regional Trade inTegraTion beTTer prepare wesTern balkan economies for The eu single markeT challenges?

Abtract: Greater regional trade integration in the Western Balkans and enhanced trade cooperation with other European countries represents an important premise for trade growth and economic development of the region.