It could take Central Europe almost a century to close the income gap with Germany unless it changes its economic model.
Orban and Kaczynski will become more and more isolated as Slovakia and Czechia look West.
If sunlight is the best disinfectant, then export credit agencies need to step into the daytime, argues a new study of ECAs in Central and Eastern Europe.
The Visegrad countries rejected any plans for slashing development funds to countries that have differing views within the EU, especially on migration.
China becomes biggest foreign dealmaker in the region, making €7.7bn of acquisitions, up 78%.
NPLs have been a severe problem in both Central and Southeast Europe since the global financial crisis, and remain particularly high in Bulgaria, Croatia and Slovenia.