Imports increased faster than exports for the fifth year in a row, driven by fiscal stimulus that surfaced in households’ superior incomes.
The growth of sales was driven by higher wages, higher employment and more abundant consumer lending.
Cluj-based AlphaBlock raised funding to finish its product, which uses artificial intelligence and blockchain to manage the risks faced by pension funds.
Bucharest has repeatedly postponed the deadline, even at times when it was better prepared in terms of nominal convergence criteria.
The value of M&A deals in the region soared by 20.1% in 2018, with investors largely ignoring populism and protests in Central and Southeast Europe, a CMS/EMIS report shows.
Adaption of legal frameworks lags behind interest in cryptocurrencies in the region.
Faced with a growing labour shortage, companies from Central and Eastern Europe are investing into industrial robots, but Eurostat data shows they still lag behind their western peers.