In Albania there is an increase in value of trade and in FDIs but geographical and commodity structure of trade has not changed significantly despite the Stabilization and Association Agreement between Albania and the EU.
Economic cooperation between Serbia and Kosovo is a missing link. It is an important instrument for establishing normal relations between these two entities or two countries.
Despite some political debates between Poland and Germany the value of Polish-German trade in 2016 probably exceeded EUR100bn for the first time in history.
The new communication route connecting China with Ukraine, launched in mid-January, is the first step in pushing Russia out of the transit of goods all the way from the Great Wall to the Eiffel Tower.