Ljubljana wants a decision allowing Croatia to use the Teran wine name, which is already protected by Slovenia, to be annulled.
Registrations driven by strengthening European economies and the availability of newly introduced models that made inroads with consumers such as SUVs and hatchbacks from France’s Renault and Peugeot.
Slovakia and Czechia say EU has not been doing enough to stop food, beverage and other household consumer products companies from selling “second-class” goods to their citizens.
Growth to exceed 4.5% this year as economy rebounds strongly after a long downturn, but further reforms are now needed to increase investment, boost productivity and raise living standards.
Private equity investment rose to €1.6bn in CEE ex-Russia last year, while fundraising for investing in the region soared 62% to €621mn.