MAP REA trade pillar diagnostic report

Client/Funding Institution

Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA)


The main objective of the research was to support the CEFTA Secretariat to prepare a diagnostic report to analyse the progress and conduct an evaluation of results related to the Multi-annual Action Plan for a Regional Economic Area (MAP REA) in the Western Balkans. The consultancy aimed to provide a fully informed diagnostics of measures along of the trade pillar and their corresponding activities, as well as proposals for an economic development agenda beyond MAP REA. The overall objective of the Action Grant programme was to contribute to enhancing competitiveness of the CEFTA parties by supporting regional economic integration as envisaged in the MAP REA and CEFTA.


October 2020 - December 2020

wiiw team Leader

Mario Holzner

wiiw Staff

Birgit Buschbom, Doris Hanzl-Weiss

Keywords: Evaluation, Western Balkans

Countries covered: Western Balkans

Research Areas: Regional Development