As labour markets tighten across CEE, economists say the best outcome for the region is for companies to respond to worker shortages by investing into new technologies.
Given the current crisis of international cooperation, the final outcome of the Katowice conference is a step forward for multilateralism that is crucial in addressing climate change.
Crucial negotiations aiming at a deal detailing rules on how to tackle climate change could now be heading towards a less than conclusive outcome.
The nearly 200 countries represented at the UN climate summit in Katowice remained in disagreement on how to implement measures aimed at keeping global warming to a safe level.
For a few years now, foreign banks have been constantly losing market share in many of the larger Central-, Southeastern and Eastern European markets, but there is a shift in the game as state banks are proudly increasing their share in many markets
Russia, the US and two Gulf oil producers prevented the adoption of a scientific report on global warming, highlighting just how divided the world is over what scientists agree is the single most important issue of our time.
Growth in industrial robot shipments to Central and Eastern Europe to considerably outstrip global growth, as labour shortages bite.
The coal-dependent country’s willingness to host the summit – for a record fourth time – is a travesty for many observers, who suspect Warsaw will want to push the agenda of moving away from coal only incrementally.
Construction of Baltic Pipe is expected to begin in 2020 and finish in 2022, the year Poland’s long-term gas supply contract with Russia’s Gazprom expires.
Governments and city authorities in Southeast Europe and Eurasia want to limit imports of the older car models that have flooded into the region as few people can afford new cars.
Amendment passed by ruling party effectively cancelled a key element of the reform of the judiciary that had the European Commission sue Warsaw in the EU’s top court — but suggested a return to its reforms “next time”.
The headline figure constitutes a solid rebound against the unadjusted growth of just 2.8% y/y in September, which confused analysts, especially in the context of a surge in the GDP growth in the third quarter.
The CEE advertising industry is growing at an astonishing pace, according to the CANnual Report 2018. While television is still the dominant media type in most countries of the region, digital is catching up fast.