Slovakia's real GDP growth will significantly slow from 4.0% in 2018 to 2.7% in 2019, according to the European Commission (EC) autumn economic prognosis published on November 7.
If half of the governance gap between Central Europe and the G7 countries was closed, income convergence would be brought forward by almost a generation, says EBRD chief economist Beata Javorcik in an interview with bne IntelliNews.
30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall the new EU members haven’t yet caught up with Western Europe — but they are drawing level with the Southern European states that were battered by the international economic crisis.
Report from the Open Society Foundations reveals a “robust spirit of dissent, and a readiness to challenge those in power” as shown by mass anti-corruption protests in the Czech Republic, Romania and Slovakia.
Since the first years of the transition period, Central Europe started to emerge as a major manufacturing destination for Europe’s automotive industry. Now the industry is adapting to a new generation of technologies.
Chinese investors might be interested in the flying car of Slovak designer Stefan Klein, as the Slovak News Agency learned at this year's China International Import Expo opened on November 5 in Shanghai.
The pace of growth in the EBRD’s emerging economies is slowing on the back of a weaker global economic outlook, and pressure from slower growth in the Eurozone and China, US/Chinese trade tensions and a contraction in world automobile production, acc
Western Europe is rapidly sliding into recession, but after a five-year-long boom, Central Europe is holding out.
EP Global Commerce Group (EPGC) of Czech billionaire Daniel Kretinsky and Slovak investor Patrik Tkac increased their share in German retailer Metro AG to 29.99% by acquiring 7.3% of Haniel ́s shares, becoming Metro ́s largest shareholder
Labour representatives “repudiate approval” of automaker’s plan to build plant in Turkey while violence in Syria continues.
Slovakia's capital Bratislava might be considered as host to the mooted German Volkswagen Passat production plant that is now looking for a home after the company announced it would not build the €1bn plant in Turkey, sources told German weekly Autom
Tourism in Slovakia broke a record in August, when hotels and guesthouses reported 2.5mn overnight stays, the most since 2006 when the Slovak Statistical Office started reporting monthly data
Ranking of fastest growing CEE tech companies led by Lithuania’s Voltas IT includes 31 new entrants reflecting hyper rapid pace of tech sector development in the region.
The unemployment rate in Slovakia was 5.04% in September, up by 0.07 percentage points (pp) month on month, according to the data from the Labour, Social Affairs and Family Centre (UPSVR) published on October 18.
The Slovak Financial Administration has uncovered the biggest illegal cigarette producing factory in central Europe in Slovakia, according to its press release from October 16.