Croatia will pay MOL $235mn after losing a series of arbitration and legal hearings over the 2009 deal that allowed MOL to obtain a dominant position in INA.
eMAG has operations in Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary and a marketplace hosting 40,000 sellers.
The Austrian lender, which has become more and more reliant on its Russian business over the years, is still rethinking its presence in the country.
Most growth in global power generation by 2050 will be solar and wind, according to oil supermajor BP’s annual benchmark report, the 2023 Energy Outlook.
Russian pipeline gas flowing to Europe dipped to a record low in January, down 30% compared with supplies in December, while experts warn that there could be significant further downside risk to the country’s deliveries.
wiiw believes that most countries of the region have “probably already digested” most of the economic shock caused by the Ukraine war, provided Russia does not escalate the conflict further.
Never has one country slid so far in the ranking in a decade as Viktor Orban's government has according to the anti-corruption watchdog.
The weak macroeconomic backdrop and the spectre of possible recession are likely to stifle M&A in the coming months, according to the annual CMS/Emis Emerging Europe M&A Report.
Orban also told foreign journalists that he did "definitely not" want to stay in the EU, but was forced to do so because of Hungary’s trade links with the bloc.
The figures are disappointing news for Viktor Orban's government, which has for long deemed halting depopulation a priority.
Rating agency warns that a significant delay or shortfall in EU funding would significantly affect forecasts for economic growth, fiscal balances, and external metrics.
The countries on Nato’s eastern flank believe they are now leading the debate on how to confront the Kremlin, as demonstrated by the row over supplying modern battle tanks to Ukraine.
Budapest also signals that is ready to remove Fidesz politicians from boards of Hungarian universities in order to meet conditions for Erasmus + programme .
Socialists & Democrats accused Varhelyi of supporting secessionists in Bosnia and playing down democratic backsliding in Serbia.
Brussels could take another look as prolonged delays forces Budapest to consider extending lifespan of existing reactors.
Europe faces another energy crisis that may start in the summer, leading gas and power prices to spike again. Europe won this winter’s battle in the energy war with Russian President Vladimir Putin, but will receive even less gas than last year.
Last year was a disaster for Europe as Putin’s energy war wreaked chaos on Europe’s economies by sending up gas prices 20-fold, fuelling run-away inflation and an energy crisis that drove millions into poverty. Another crisis could be coming.
Less than 17% of voters turn out in latest government-funded marketing gimmick.
Hungary has frozen Russian assets worth €870mn, the majority of which are owned by failed Sberbank, Minister of the Prime Minister's Office Gergely Gulyas said.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development invested a record €13.1bn into its Emerging Europe and Eurasia region in 2022, the bank announced on January 12.