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Inzko urges adoption of State Budget for 2012 – OHR

Inzko urges adoption of State Budget for 2012 – OHR

February 28, 2012

High Representative Inzko and Deputy HR Moore met today with BiH Minister of Finance Nikola Spiric. They discussed the importance of passing a state budget for 2012. They also discussed the... Read More »

Tadic, Dodik open highway section in RS – Tanjug

Tadic, Dodik open highway section in RS – Tanjug

November 30, 2011

RS president Dodik and his Serbian counterpart presided over the opening of a new section of highway linking Banja Luka to Serbia. The road is the largest single infrastructure project... Read More »

Gazprom reviews South Stream route – UPI

Gazprom reviews South Stream route – UPI

November 23, 2011

Republika Srpska president Milorad Dodik met with the head of Russia’s Gazprom to discuss plans for a section of the South Stream gas pipeline to run through RS territory. Gazprom... Read More »

Hydrocarbon exploration to begin in Federation and RS – RFERL.org

Hydrocarbon exploration to begin in Federation and RS – RFERL.org

October 25, 2011

In separate deals, foreign firms are set to begin oil and gas exploration in each of Bosnia’s two entities. In Republika Srpska, a Russian-Serbian joint venture is beginning exploration, while the Federation... Read More »

RS utility to sell surplus power – EMG.rs

RS utility to sell surplus power – EMG.rs

October 25, 2011

Republika Srpska’s power utility, Elektroprivreda RS, has announced that it will sell hundreds of thousands of surplus kilowatt-hours of electricity in the first half of 2012. Republika Srpska’s large hydroelectric capacity makes... Read More »

Oil Refinery in RS increasing production – Balkans.com

Oil Refinery in RS increasing production – Balkans.com

September 28, 2011

Republika Srpska’s Brod oil refinery, operated by Russian hydrocarbon firm Zarubeznjeft, has more than doubled its annual output after renovations funded by Zarubeznjeft and the government of RS. RS Prime Minister Dzombic... Read More »

Working in partnership for Bosnia and Herzegovina’s EU integration – Amb. Peter Sorensen

Working in partnership for Bosnia and Herzegovina’s EU integration – Amb. Peter Sorensen

September 12, 2011

Ambassador Peter Sorensen arrived in Sarajevo last week to assume the office of the EU Special Representative. The press statement he gave upon his arrival stressed the need for the... Read More »

Željka Cvijanović: BiH needs a clear division of accountability

Željka Cvijanović: BiH needs a clear division of accountability

August 22, 2011

This interview with Zeljka Cvijanovic, the RS Minister for Economic Affairs and Regional Cooperation, was originally publish in Serbian, in Glas Srpske. The following English translation was commissioned by BiHDaytonProject.com.... Read More »

Bosnia’s fiscal fragmentation – Alex Young

Bosnia’s fiscal fragmentation – Alex Young

August 22, 2011

Alex Young details the myriad economic problems facing BiH. Arguments over the budgets of state institutions, unpaid debts to the entities, and allegations of corruption and nepotism within Federation parties,... Read More »

RS wood processors to introduce industry standards – Balkans.com

August 11, 2011

USAID and the Swedish International Development and Cooperation Agency (Sida) are working with a number of RS government agencies and wood processing companies to introduce international standards into Republika Srpska’s... Read More »