A new migrant route to the EU has opened up in the Balkans since the closure of the main route across the region in 2016.
Industrial production growth has accelerated in recent years and the trend is expected to continue in 2018.
Over 100,000 Italians arrived in neighbouring Slovenia in April amid a steady rise in the numbers visiting the Adriatic country.
Primary cash surplus grows by 204% y/y.
Growth was slim mainly due to the extremely poor performance of the construction sector, which was one of the main drivers of the economy until 2017.
Ukraine's foreign exchange reserves declined by 1.6% month-on-month to $18.12bn in May, according to the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU).
Russia’s inflation shrugged off spiking fuel prices to turn in another month of low and stable inflation. Russia's consumer price inflation came in at 0.4% month-on-month in May, flat compared to April, with year-on-year inflation remaining at 2.4%
Latest forecasts include upward revisions for all three states, with the most comprehensive changes for Azerbaijan, which is recovering from a contraction caused by low oil prices.
Rising electricity prices have contributed to the gradual rise in consumer prices in Slovenia recently.
Gap between assets and liabilities evokes warnings of possible emerging market currency-and-debt crisis.
The IHS Markit Russia Services Business Index posted a healthy 54.1 in May that held up the overall composite index which printed 53.4, but both numbers slid a little, down from 55.5 and 54.9 in April respectively.
Opinion split on whether MPC will introduce another rate hike on top of the May 23 emergency hike.
The number of banks has fallen to 534 down from over 1,000 when Elvira Nabiullina took over as central bank governor.
The growth of PPI slowed down in Q1 as prices in the key manufacturing sector fell both in yearly and monthly terms.
The development is negative in the context of Romania's rising imports and widening external deficits.
Gradual disinflation helped ease yields to the lowest levels in three years.
Data may point to a desired economic adjustment caused by the stark decline of the Turkish lira.
The Jan-May period saw a fall of 5% with light commercial vehicles experiencing a 13% y/y decline.
Prices for apartments were down across the country, except in downtown Yerevan, says a new central bank report.