Geo-economic Perspectives for the Lower Danube Region in the Context of European Integration

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Kamen Petrov


This article focuses on the emerging challenges facing the lower Danube regions. The author assumes that the Danube can be considered two parts, the Upper Danube and the Lower Danube. This division is linked to the ongoing transformation in Eastern Europe, with the river flowing through six countries and lagging in terms of socio-economic development. The article focuses on the scope of the Lower Danube region by designating the main settlements of a frequent part of the river. The problems facing the regional development of the Lower Danube region are presented. The methodology is outlined, and the development potential is analysed. The measures that can be taken to enable the Lower Danube region to develop ahead of schedule are outlined. It is proposed to implement Pan-European policies and measures to develop the region's potential. Finally, a comprehensive assessment was made of the potential and opportunities for the development of the Lower Danube region and its integration into European policy


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Petrov, K. . (2022). Geo-economic Perspectives for the Lower Danube Region in the Context of European Integration. Law, Business and Sustainability Herald, 2(1), 4–17. Retrieved from
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Kamen Petrov, University of National and World Economy

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kamen Petrov, University of National and World Economy, Department Regional Development, Studentski Grad “Hr. Botev”, 1700 Sofia, Bulgaria,, ORCID:


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