Competitiveness in South East Europe


Competitiveness in South East Europe 2021The publication series Competitiveness in South East Europe: A Policy Outlook offers one of the most comprehensive assessments of policies critical to competitiveness in South East Europe – Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Kosovo*, Montenegro and Serbia. 

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Thank you to the hundreds of SEE policy makers and OECD experts who have made this publication possible!



Meetings & Events: 

SEE road show to launch the Competitiveness Outlook 2018

Following the High-level Conference in Paris in April 2018, the OECD publication, Competitiveness in South East Europe: A Policy Outlook 2018 was launched in the region throughout July, September and October 2018. The meetings were opened by a Minister and the Head of the EU Delegation. They were then followed by a detailed presentation by the OECD Secretariat, displaying the regional and economy-specific results of the publication. The launch meetings concluded with Question & Answer sessions with key stakeholders, including line ministries, government agencies, and representatives from academia, civil society and the private sector.


High-Level Conference: A New Reform Agenda for a more Competitive South East Europe, 24 April 2018, Paris

The OECD SEE High-Level Conference 2018 explored different pathways to enable the region to capture more and better investment, boost competitiveness and inclusive growth. Special attention was dedicated to the renewed reform agenda, focusing on turning policy recommendations from the Competitiveness Outlook and other analytical reports into actual reforms that deliver the results expected by SEE citizens. The Conference saw the launch of the Competitiveness Outlook for South East Europe 2018, which defines a sustainable economic reform agenda for greater economic competitiveness through productivity gains in South East Europe. 


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Contact: Martin KOHTZE & Ali-Fuad TURGUT, Competitiveness Outlook Project Managers



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*This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244/99 and the Advisory Opinion of the International Court of Justice on Kosovo’s declaration of independence.


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