High tech investment the answer to CEE’s labour crisis

Clare Nuttall in Glasgow December 17, 2018

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.

COMMENT: The state is back in the banking business in Central and Eastern Europe

Gunter Deuber of Raiffeisen Research in Vienna December 10, 2018

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

CEE firms to invest heavily into robots

bne IntelliNews December 6, 2018

Growth in industrial robot shipments to Central and Eastern Europe to considerably outstrip global growth, as labour shortages bite.

Top Slovenian opposition political given suspended sentence for calling journalists "prostitutes"

bne IntelliNews November 24, 2018

Janez Jansa, former prime minister and leader of the largest party in the Slovenian party, accused the two journalists of prostituting themselves.

Slovenian Environment Agency warns of severe climate changes by end of century

bne IntelliNews November 21, 2018

Average temperatures are expected to rise by up to 6°C by 2100, while the number of extreme weather events will significantly increase.