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.

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.

Slovak industry increased by 2.1% y/y in June driven by car industry

bne IntelliNews August 13, 2018

Slovak industrial production increased by 2.1% y/y in June and when seasonally adjusted, industrial output remained unchanged m/m, data published by the Slovak Statistics Office (SU SR) on August 10 show.

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.

China seeks to warm up relations with EU at 16+1 summit in Sofia

Denitsa Koseva in Sofia July 8, 2018

China wants to set closer economic ties with the European Union after a trade war has erupted between the East Asian powerhouse and the US.