Monthly Report No. 9/2015


Amat Adarov, Fatos Hoxha, Werner Laventure and Isilda Mara

wiiw Monthly Report No. 9, September 2015
47 pages including 3 Tables and 33 Figures

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  • Graph of the month: New asylum applications in the EU countries (p. 1)
  • Opinion corner: Migration crisis in the EU: what can and should be done? (by Isilda Mara; pp. 2-4)
  • Serbia’s gas sector and the pipeline question (by Werner Laventure; pp. 5-11)
  • The return of the caravanserais: economic relations between Turkey and the Western Balkans (by Fatos Hoxha; pp. 12-16)
  • Eurasian integration: implications for Armenia and Kyrgyzstan (by Amat Adarov; pp. 17‑22)
  • Recommended reading (p. 23 )
  • Statistical Annex: Monthly and quarterly statistics for Central, East and Southeast Europe (pp. 24-45)


Reference to wiiw databases: wiiw Monthly Database

Keywords: refugees, asylum seekers, migration, energy transport, gas sector, gas pipelines, foreign trade, FDI, Eurasian integration, economic integration, former Soviet republics

Countries covered: Armenia, Bulgaria, European Union, North Macedonia, Russia, Serbia, Turkey, Kyrgyzstan, Western Balkans

Research Areas: Labour, Migration and Income Distribution, International Trade, Competitiveness and FDI, Sectoral studies