CEE will face tightening budget constraints, warns Moody's

bne IntelliNews January 19, 2018

Romania could breach EU's 3% deficit limit after spending splurge, says rating agency.

EBRD posts another record lending year after boycotting Russia, spreading wings

bne IntelliNews January 18, 2018

Turkey, Egypt, Ukraine and Poland make up the top four investment destinations for the development bank, expected to post strong 2017 profits despite taking a hit from currency depreciations.

Export-oriented Slovenia reports trade deficit in November

bne IntelliNews January 9, 2018

Higher imports from EU countries resulted in a modest trade deficit in November, despite a strong y/y rise in exports during the month.

Slovenians feel the financial burden of their country's ageing population

bne IntelliNews December 20, 2017

Data shows Slovenia spent 16.7% of GDP on social protection in 2016 with ageing population a key concern.

Lithuania, Bulgaria outstrip EU car sales growth 10-fold

bne IntelliNews December 15, 2017

Sales across the EU grew 5.9% in November as four of the big 5 markets performed well, but couldn't match the stunning growth in the two small East European countries.