Kyiv ranks in top 10 of least liveable cities in world, EIU study shows

bne IntelliNews August 17, 2017

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.

Bank lending conditions improve in Emerging Europe

bne IntelliNews August 14, 2017

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 remains temperate in July

bne IntelliNews August 8, 2017

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.

Brussels presses Visegrad states on migrant quotas

bne IntelliNews July 26, 2017

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.

V4, Baltic and SEE states clock up strong new car registrations growth in H1

bne IntelliNews July 16, 2017

Growth in most Central and Southeast European member states outstrips modest 4.7% average increase in demand seen across the EU.