] As in most other regions, trucks reign supreme on freight transport across the Western Balkans, a region that encompasses six countries including: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, FYR…

Romain Pison |

The former Yugoslavia was mainly known for its not-so-successful and cheap cars, primarily the Yugo. In its review of the 50 worst cars of all time, Time magazine referred to the Yugo GV as the “…

John Mackedon, Lazar Šestović |

Editor's Note: "Notes From the Field" is an occasional feature where we let World Bank professionals conducting interesting trade-related projects around the globe explain some of…

Kaori Niina, Miles McKenna |

Le super-typhon Haiyan qui vient de s’abattre sur les Philippines, détruisant tout sur son passage et faisant des milliers de victimes, nous a donné un aperçu de ce qui nous attend dans un monde…

Rachel Kyte |

شاهدنا في الأسبوع الماضي كيف سيكون مستقبلنا في عالم يشتد فيه المناخ جموحا عندما رأينا إعصار هايان يقتلع المنازل ويمزق المدن ويودى بحياة الآلاف في مختلف أنحاء الفلبين. ظل العلماء لسنوات يحذرون من…

راشيل كايت |

This past week, we saw our future in a world of more extreme weather as Super Typhoon Haiyan tore apart homes and cities and thousands of lives across the Philippines. Scientists have been warning…

Rachel Kyte |

На прошлой неделе на Филиппины обрушился супертайфун «Хайян». Оставив за собой развалины домов, города в руинах, тысячи погибших, он показал, что ждет нас в будущем при повышении интенсивности…

Rachel Kyte |