Assessment of the implementation of CEFTA CRM measures and recommendations for actions beyond 2024

Client/Funding Institution

Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA)


The main objective of the research is to provide an assessment of the implementation of the CEFTA lead measures of the Action Plan for Common Regional Market (CRK) 2021-24 in light of the expected results provided in the Action Plan and provide recommendations for the future activities beyond 2024 in light of the same overall objective of the Common Regional Market and in light of its role in EU’s New Growth Plan for the Western Balkans.


May 2024 - December 2024

wiiw team Leader

Mario Holzner

wiiw Staff

Kristijan Fidanovski, Doris Hanzl-Weiss, Magdalena Höllhuber, Mario Holzner, Branimir Jovanović

Keywords: CEFTA, Action Plan for Common Regional Market (CRK). Assessment, Implemdntation, Common Regional Market, EU’s New Growth Plan, Western Balkans

Countries covered: Western Balkans

Research Areas: International Trade, Competitiveness and FDI