Eurasia / Data

CEE Monthly Bond Wrap: CE bond issues pick up momentum in November

bne IntelliNews December 12, 2017

There was a flurry of bond issues in Central Europe in November, with a total of seven new bonds that raised $3.4bn, or four-times more than in the same month a year earlier.

Small countries are big reformers on the World Bank's Doing Business index

bne IntelliNews November 1, 2017

Aside from their reforming zeal, the top performers from the CEE/CIS region on the World Bank’s latest Doing Business index have another thing in common: they all have populations of under 4mn.

Kazakh GDP growth at 4.3% in Jan-Sept

bne IntelliNews October 19, 2017

Nine-month figure maintains momentum of 4.2% posted for first half of year, growth very much reliant on mild Russian economic recovery and relaunch of giant Kashagan oil field.

Investment revives within Eurasian Economic Union after 3-year decline

Clare Nuttall in Bucharest October 16, 2017

Last year saw total mutual FDI stock within the bloc reach $26.8bn with Russia remaining responsible for the lion’s share of outward investment.

Azerbaijan’s economy forecast to shrink 1% this year

bne IntelliNews September 15, 2017

Azerbaijan’s economy will shrink by 1% this year, according to the latest IMF forecast, but will return to growth next year with a 2% expansion, the fund predicts.