Second China-CEE Investment Cooperation fund expected to grow to $1bn later this year after first closing on $800mn, and will expand investment focus to encompass healthcare, tourism, education and agriculture.
Czech Media Investment group, controlled by billionaire Daniel Kretinsky, will pay €73mn for Lagardere group radio stations operating in Czechia, Poland, Slovakia and Romania.
Automakers argue strict limitation of emissions levels could cause a significant drop in production of cars in the V4 where the economies of Czechia and Slovakia in particular depend heavily on the car industry.
The slowdown in inflation will only entrench the Monetary Policy Council in its dovish position.
European Commission had planned to adopt a tough stance on Gazprom's allegedly “abusive practices” in selling gas to CEE, but current approach could let Russian energy major off the hook without serious consequences.
The deal will bulk up BNP Paribas’ local business to the sixth largest on the competitive Polish market, while for RBI it is a long-awaited exit from a difficult market.
Bond issues from emerging markets were strong in the first quarter of this year with bond traders ignoring the political brouhaha.
Cities are critical to climate change mitigation efforts, and while CEE municipal authorities have to contend with region-wide challenges like demographic decline and a chronic lack of funding, they are no laggards in this area.
66mn jobs could be lost as new artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies are adopted in OECD countries, with the biggest impact expected in Slovakia, Turkey and Lithuania.
The small, open economies in the eastern part of the European Union will suffer disproportionately if the global trade war currently brewing extends to Europe, analysts have warned.
Central Europe is facing a growing labour shortage crisis that could limit growth if solutions are not found. Ukraine has already been a big winner but cannot solve the problem by itsself.
The largest military deal in Poland's history will bolster the country's capability to respond to an attack, as Warsaw is increasingly wary of Russia’s geopolitical ambitions.
Eastern EU member states are catching up with their Western counterparts in terms of education, internet access and investment in infrastructure, boosting GDP growth and creating a fertile environment for online businesses.
More than 100 diplomats thrown out in the largest collective expulsion of Russian intelligence officers in history, as the US and countries across Europe show solidarity with London over the poisoning of the Skripals.
Bulgaria has the highest proportion of women working in tech industries, while the gender pay gap for the sector is lowest in Turkey, a new study from recruiter Honeypot shows.
The move is believed to follow pressure by Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on the ruling PiS party to ease tensions between Warsaw and Brussels ahead of a two-day EU summit.