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In addition to infrastructure and foreign direct investment, south-eastern Europe has also benefited in recent years from growing trade links: SEE exports to China increased seven-fold between 2004 and 2014 (in US dollar terms), from around US$ 320 million in 2004 to more than US$ 2.
Over the last five years the EBRD and Infoarena have developed the FRA ARENA Conference and business community network, for sustainable development and investment in the agribusiness, retail and FMCG sector in south-eastern Europe.
Transition Impact : The proposed transaction will demonstrate the successful restructuring of Don Don and Pekarna Grosuplje, two compatible regional companies in south-eastern Europe.
The lack of an effective internal market for energy and limited interconnection in some regions make the EU s energy position vulnerable to exogenous shocks, as it could take significant time for alternative supply options to be realised, especially in Central, Eastern and South-eastern Europe (CESEE).
Further, for more projects, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has placed 25 million euros for projects in the Green for Growth Fund (GGF) for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in South-Eastern Europe and the countries of the European Neighborhood, including Azerbaijan, stated by the bank.
Adopted in Cologne, Germany, on June 10, 1999, at the instigation of the EU, the Stability Pact for South-Eastern Europe is designed to provide co-ordination from Brussels and financial assistance with a view to guaranteeing peace, stability, good neighbourly relations, democracy (separation of powers, independence for judges and the media, electoral law), respect for human rights and minorities, the return of refugees and economic prosperity in the region.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is boosting the activities of the Green for Growth Fund (GGF) with an investment of 25 million, which will promote investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in south-eastern Europe and the European Neighbourhood region (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine).
The "fight against corruption and organised crime is a key priority in the co-operation with the countries of South-Eastern Europe, which requires regular follow up and evaluation", it said.
The European Investment Bank, the World Bank Group and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development have delivered a crucial lifeline to the economies of central and south-eastern Europe with a financial package that provided much-needed funding and contributed to stability in the face of major economic challenges.
Seven countries from South-Eastern Europe have adopted an action plan to help reduce the digital divide between their region and the rest of Europe.
Both loans are included in the Near-Start programme of the Stability Pact for South-Eastern Europe, and according to the Bank, will promote integration of the region's countries.
The North-South transport corridor has been given priority by the Albania Government and is included in the "Quick-Start - Near Term" package of crucial projects endorsed by the Regional Funding Conference for South-Eastern Europe in March this year.
Michel Darrieus, director for Air Liquide in Eastern and South-Eastern Europe said, The new center for filling gas tanks, located in Cluj, allows Air Liquide Romania to serve its clients more efficiently in industrial and developing areas in Transylvania.
South-Eastern Europe will benefit from a programme launched jointly by the United States and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development at the end of the Summer.
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