Slovenia files lawsuit against European Commission as Teran wine dispute escalates

Carmen Simion in Bucharest September 17, 2017

Ljubljana wants a decision allowing Croatia to use the Teran wine name, which is already protected by Slovenia, to be annulled.

New EU states record strong car registration surges in August

bne IntelliNews September 14, 2017

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.

We’ll protect your consumers but crack down on your workers, Juncker tells eastern EU states

bne IntelliNews September 14, 2017

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.

OECD upgrades 2017 GDP growth outlook for Slovenia

bne IntelliNews September 5, 2017

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 in CEE hits highest figure since 2009

Robert Anderson in Prague August 27, 2017

Private equity investment rose to €1.6bn in CEE ex-Russia last year, while fundraising for investing in the region soared 62% to €621mn.