Kyiv was one of the top five biggest decliners in this year’s “Global Liveability Report” by the EIU, with the Ukrainian capital dropping 21.4% in the index over the past five years.
The Institute of International Finance (IIF) composite index for the Emerging Markets Bank Lending Conditions Survey in 2Q17 showed that while lending conditions in emerging markets (EM) in general have tightened, those in Europe are easing
Hungarian inflation gained a little pace in July as it accelerated 0.2pp to 2.1% y/y, statistics office KSH reported in preliminary data released on August 8.
Populist governments in the "Visegrad Four" states are resisting the EU’s migrant quotas scheme intended to redistribute 160,000 refugees from Italy and Greece.
Growth in most Central and Southeast European member states outstrips modest 4.7% average increase in demand seen across the EU.