Ukraine’s banks managed to avoid the worst of the coronacrisis and found their business largely unaffected by the events of the last year.
Agrifood tech is poised to grow in Romania, which combines one of Europe’s largest agricultural areas with a strong IT sector, say the authors of a new report on the sector.
As Kazakhstan awaits the Big One, its seismologists are underfunded while ever-taller buildings rise in the earthquake-prone commercial capital.
The ICOs of two tokens launched in Romania three years ago raised a total of $55mn, but today their values have plunged close to zero and their websites are down. bne IntelliNews investigates where their founders are now.
The coronacrisis saw the role of the state increase, but post-crisis efforts towards privatisation and a stepping back of the state from the economy are expected.
Countries from the former Yugoslavia have seen a series of un-transparent investments with a geo-political agenda, says think tank CIPE.
Emerging market economies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) are recovering faster than previously expected from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, but that has come with higher inflation.
Erdogan administration even made it possible for assets to be carried into country in a suitcase, with no inquiries posed as to origins.
Since Yugoslavia started to disintegrate, a whole generation has grown up but there are still some in the region who look back nostalgically.
The Uzbek economy has three key things going for it: it has growth; it has a young and growing population, and it has money. Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev launched a comprehensive reform programme in 2017 that is now starting to bear fruit.
The National Bank of Ukraine's (NBU) clean-up of the banking sector and prudent monetary policy have been some of the outstanding successes of Ukraine’s reform programme.
The merger between Russian consumer electronics giants M.Video and Eldorado in March 2018 created the biggest electronics retailer in Europe, but now it is in a new race against fast growing e-commerce companies.
Montenegro’s resolution on the Srebrenica genocide sparks tensions at home and across former Yugoslavia.
Gazprom is intentionally withholding gas supplies to drive up prices in Europe, according to the FT. But not everyone agrees.
China has delivered 300,000 doses of vaccine, but will the public want them?
Energoinvest is one of the few large Bosnian companies that survived the wars of the 1990s and their aftermath.
The stagnation of real incomes in Russia is driving the business of Fix Price, the leading hard discounter that is now one of the fastest growing retail businesses in the world.
Belarus’ prosecution has asked for the maximum 15-year sentence for the jailed presidential candidate Viktor Babariko, who has been on remand for a year on embezzlement charges.
The economies of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) are bouncing back from the pandemic recession but this will also stimulate inflation, posing a dilemma for central banks.
The elections were a unique event in post-Soviet Armenian history, as the results were not a foregone conclusion. The incumbent won an unexpectedly large mandate to stay in power.