Romania was the region’s leader in export growth in the six years since the recent crisis, with annual growth averaging 9%, while numerous other CEE countries saw export growth beat China's both pre and post crisis.
Their leaders are among the fiercest critics of Brussels, but a new poll shows citizens of member states from CEE are more confident in the EU than their home countries.
Two thirds of the new technology companies in the Central and Eastern Europe in the latest Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Central Europe were new entrants to the list, which highlights “the speed our top-performing young companies are developing”.
Lithuania is the only EU member state where female employees are more likely to be sent on job-related training by their employer than their male colleagues, finds a study by The Knowledge Academy.
Poland records first monthly increase - driven mainly by 3.6% expansion in the foreign exchange reserves segment - after two months of decline.
UK retail giant could put its regional subsidiaries up for sale in bulk or individually in March 2018 if unions stick with their demands for further wage hikes.
Visitor numbers are still modest compared to CEE hubs like Budapest and Prague, but the Romanian capital is increasingly on the map, helped by the growing number of low-cost flights and efforts to improve its tourist offering.
Inflation picked up speed for a third straight month to the level last seen in February.
Tightening labour markets are undermining the investment case for Central Europe, but its labour productivity and infrastructure still give it an advantage.
Andrzej Duda's bills are unlikely to avert further confrontation with the European Commission.
This would be the Polish government's second attempt to target the foreign-dominated retail sector after its tax on large retailers’ turnover was blocked by the European Commission.
Andrzej Duda’s bills are seen as likely to fuel the smouldering conflict between the ruling party and the president that began when he vetoed PiS’ original proposals for the reform.
If the Freedom Party enters government after the election, convergence with populists in the Visegrad Group may increase, but the big parties will prevent any major shift.
The region has made little progress over the past decade in improving trust and civic engagement, says Legatum Institute.