“Montenegro as the EU points out in the ‘2018 Communication on EU Enlargement Policy’ paper has reached a good level of preparation in the field of energy.

Some progress was made on further legislative alignment related to renewable energy and energy efficiency.

On security of supply, Montenegro has an energy development strategy up to 2030, with a 2016-2020 action plan and a long-term energy balance for 2017-2019.

Concerning oil stocks though, the current level remains close to zero and the country does not have a gas market.

The Ionian-Adriatic Gas Pipeline is the leading option for the gasification of Montenegro.” (IBNA)

“Montenegro’s borders could soon be provided by agents of the European Agency for the Protection of Borders and the Coast (Frontex).

At its session on Thursday, the government adopted a proposal for the basis for negotiating and concluding an agreement with Frontex, the agency founded by the European Commission (EC) in 2016 due to the migrant crisis, and whose agents, along with Montenegrin border guards, would manage and secure the border in the event of a large influx of migrants .(translated from Vijesti)

“International interest in Montenegro property has doubled in the year since the country joined NATO, according to IM Property Group.

On 5 June 2017, Montenegro – a country of around 682,000 people which declared itself an independent state in 2006 – officially became a member of military alliance NATO. This, combined with a booming tourism sector, low interest rates and major investment in infrastructure, has helped to increase Montenegro’s popularity among property buyers.

Dusko Markovic, the Prime Minister of Montenegro, said at a reception to mark the country’s accomplishments since becoming a full member of NATO that joining the alliance marked the entry of the country into ‘the community of the most developed countries of today and the beginning of a new era for Montenegro’.” (Property Investor Today)