Poland

Polish core inflation remains stuck at 0.6% y/y in July

bne IntelliNews August 17, 2018

Reading provides further justification for Poland's rate-setters not to change their dovish outlook.

CEE boom passes peak

Ben Aris in Berlin August 15, 2018

The boom Central and Eastern Europe has been enjoying for the last four years has reached its peak as countries in the region start to run up against their structural limits.

Over 130mn people watched the World Cup in Central and Eastern Europe

bne IntelliNews August 14, 2018

Almost half the population of the CEE region were glued to their tellies watching the FIFA World Cup between June 14 and July 15 this year. The Russian game against Croatia attracted the biggest TV audience in 20 years.

Polish inflation confirmed at 2% y/y in July

bne IntelliNews August 14, 2018

The reading sees inflation maintain the growth rate seen in June.

Acute labour shortages limit GDP growth in CEE countries

bne IntelliNews August 13, 2018

Colliers International warns of limitations to GDP growth and a threat of recession if the labour force squeeze caused by low unemployment and high emigration continues.

BRICKS AND MORTAR: Student accommodation no longer a neglected niche

Clare Nuttall in Bucharest August 1, 2018

As the property boom in Central and Eastern Europe continues, investors are looking for new and lucrative niches to target. Except in Poland, the student accommodation segment has barely been exploited in the region but it has high potential.

Polish inflation retains pace of expansion at 2% y/y in July, flash estimate shows

bne IntelliNews July 31, 2018

The reading is in line with market consensus, keeping inflation at the highest point since December, but price growth is expected to moderate back to around 1.5% in the coming months.

Poland’s PiS on the brink of completing legislative blitzkrieg to take control of Supreme Court

Wojciech Kosc in Warsaw July 25, 2018

Ruling PiS is in a hurry to seal the takeover of the judiciary by establishing control over the Supreme Court before the European Union – which considers Poland's judiciary reforms a threat to the rule of law – steps in.

Latvia asks for international help to contain forest fires

bne IntelliNews July 24, 2018

Climate change is believed to be responsible for the heatwave afflicting northern Europe that has seen temperatures of over 30 degrees Celsius as far as 300 kilometres inside the Arctic Circle.

Poland’s PiS tears through parliamentary proceedings to ensure fast Supreme Court purge

Wojciech Kosc in Warsaw July 20, 2018

The ruling populists are in a hurry to seal the takeover of the judiciary by establishing control over the Supreme Court before the European Commission steps in to prevent the overhaul.

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