Eurasia / Features

Xi throws Chinese might behind One Belt, One Road initiative

Clare Nuttall in Bucharest, Kivanc Dundar in Istanbul, Tim Gosling in Prague, Kanat Shaku in Almaty May 15, 2017

Beijing is investing a massive $124bn into the global project to invest into infrastructure and trade networks across four continents.

CEE'S TOP BUSINESS LEADERS: Eastern Europe and Eurasia

bne IntelliNews May 12, 2017

Our look at which business leaders really matter in each CEE/CIS country, ranked by our correspondents not just on wealth but on influence.

Businesswomen seek a seat at the top table

Clare Nuttall in Bucharest May 11, 2017

The fall of communism has been followed by successive backlashes against feminism, the latest inspired by the election of populist rightwing governments.

CEE slowly warms up to energy efficiency

Carmen Valache in Lund May 10, 2017

Commercial banks have been slow to jump at the opportunity to finance small-scale energy efficiency projects because the return on investment for them tends to be low.

EBRD's lari-denominated bonds to boost Georgian capital markets

Carmen Valache in Lund May 10, 2017

Benchmark issue will increase liquidity in the domestic private sector as well as peaking interest of foreign investors, says head of Georgian Stock Exchange.

INTERVIEW: Mamuka Khazaradze, chairman of Georgia's TBC Bank

Monica Ellena in Tbilisi May 9, 2017

Tycoon who co-founded Georgia's leading bank says there is still big potential for expansion.

Eastern Europe counts cost of air pollution

Clare Nuttall in Bucharest and Valentina Dimitrievska in Skopje May 9, 2017

Cities in the Western Balkans have the worst air pollution in the continent, with Macedonia's Tetovo topping the list.

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