Country Report El Salvador

The Center of San Salvador

The Center of San Salvador

GENERAL OVERVIEW

Situated on the Pacific coast of Central America, El Salvador has Guatemala to the west and Honduras to the north and east. It is the smallest of the Central American countries, with an area equal to that of Massachusetts, and it is the only one without an Atlantic coastline. Most of the country is on a fertile volcanic plateau about 2,000 ft (607 m) high. […]

Country Report Uruguay

 

ANTEL - tallest skyscraper, the Telecommunications Tower. It is situated by the side of Montevideo's bay.

ANTEL- Uruguay’s tallest skyscraper, the Telecommunications Tower. It is situated by the side of Montevideo’s bay.

BRIEF OVERVIEW

Uruguay, officially the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, a country on the South Atlantic Ocean coast of southern South America, south of Brazil, it borders Argentina in west.

With an area of 176,000 km², the country is the second-smallest nation (after Suriname) in South America, but still almost twice the size of Portugal or slightly smaller than the U.S. state of Washington.

Uruguay has a population of 3.25 million inhabitants (2011 census) of whom 1.3 million live in the capital and largest Montevideo, the majority of the country’s population resides in the southern half of the country. Official language is Spanish. […]

Country Report Ukraine

 

Independence Square, Kiev

Independence Square, Kiev

GENERAL OVERVIEW

Ukraine is Europe’s second largest country. After the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, Ukraine gained independence and changed position toward closer integration with  Western Europe.

While Ukraine and Russia share common historical origins, the west of the country has closer ties with its European neighbours, particularly Poland, and nationalist sentiment is stronger there.

A significant minority of the population uses Russian as its first language, particularly in the cities and the industrialized east. […]

Sweden – the best country

Moated castle in Southern Sweden

BRIEF OVERVIEW

Sweden is a sparsely populated country, characterized by its long coastline, extensive forests and numerous lakes. It is one of the world’s northernmost countries. In terms of surface area it is comparable to Spain, Thailand or the American state of California. Sweden’s borders have been unchanged since 1905 and the country has not been at war since 1814. […]

Opportunities in Serbia

Bridge over Danube, Belgrade, Serbia

Bridge over Danube, Belgrade, Serbia

POLITICAL CONTEXT

Serbia was one of six republics that made up the country of Yugoslavia, which broke up in the 1990s. In Feb. 2003, Serbia and Montenegro were the remaining two republics of rump Yugoslavia, forming a loose federation. In 2006, Montenegro split from Serbia. In December 2009, Serbia applied to join the EU. The Serbian parliament apologized for the massacre of Bosnian Serbs at Srebrenica in a landmark March 2010 resolution. Delaying Serbia’s request for EU membership was the fact that two major war crimes suspects were still at large. […]

Investing in Montenegro

Montenegro, Kotor an Old Town

Montenegro, Kotor an Old Town

 GENERAL INFORMATIONS

Montenegro is located in Southeastern Europe, between the Adriatic Sea and Serbia with border countries as follows:  Albania 186 km, Bosnia and Herzegovina 242 km, Croatia 19 km, Kosovo 76 km, Serbia 157 km. Highest population density is concentrated in the south, southwest; the extreme eastern border is the least populated area. For a country of just 650,000 people with 2,000 military personnel and an area smaller than Connecticut, Montenegro has strategic value out of proportion to its size. Its dramatic Adriatic coastline of 293.5km, the source of its appeal to tourists, is also attractive in strategic terms because of its easy access to the Mediterranean. […]

Why to invest in Jordan

Roman Theater in Amman

GENERAL INFORMATIONS

Jordan is an Arab kingdom in Western Asia, on the East Bank of the Jordan River. Jordan is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the east and south; Iraq to the north-east; Syria to the north; Israel, Palestine and the Dead Sea to the west; and the Red Sea in its extreme south-west. Jordan is strategically located at the crossroads of Asia, Africa and Europe. The capital, Amman, is Jordan’s most populous city as well as the country’s economic, political and cultural center. […]

Business Opportunities in Gibraltar

 

View on Giblartar’s Bay

GENERAL INFORMATIONS

Known as Gib or the Rock, this small country has a great strategic importance because of its location at the bottom on the narrow gap between Europe and Africa.

From this spot a navy can potentially control shipping in and out of the Mediterrean, and for this reason the UK, as a key member of NATO has there its naval and military base.

Although being a British territory it has a separate legal jurisdiction from the UK and also a different tax system.

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Country Report Romania

Romania is a sovereign state located in Southeastern Europe. It borders the Black Sea, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Hungary, Serbia, and Moldova. It has an area of 238,397 square kilometers. With almost 20 million inhabitants, the country is the seventh most populous member state of the European Union. Its capital and largest city, Bucharest, is the sixth-largest city in the EU. It has been a member of NATO since 2004, and part of the European Union since 2007. Read more about Country Report Romania[…]

Country Report Poland

  Poland is a sovereign country in Central Europe. It is a unitary state divided into 16 administrative subdivisions, covering an area of 312,679 square kilometers with a mostly temperate climate. With a population of over 38.5 million people, Poland is the sixth most populous member state of the European Union. Poland’s capital and largest city is Warsaw. Poland is a regional and an emerging world power. It has a very Read more about Country Report Poland[…]