Southeast Europe / Features

CEE firms to invest heavily into robots

bne IntelliNews December 6, 2018

Growth in industrial robot shipments to Central and Eastern Europe to considerably outstrip global growth, as labour shortages bite.

East European cities mull banger bans as “dirty diesel” exports threaten to worsen air quality

Clare Nuttall in Tirana November 29, 2018

Governments and city authorities in Southeast Europe and Eurasia want to limit imports of the older car models that have flooded into the region as few people can afford new cars.

Explosive growth marks most CEE media markets in 2017

weCAN advertising agency November 19, 2018

The CEE advertising industry is growing at an astonishing pace, according to the CANnual Report 2018. While television is still the dominant media type in most countries of the region, digital is catching up fast.

INTERVIEW: Bucharest Stock Exchange on the cusp of a new era

Clare Nuttall in Bucharest November 14, 2018

With Romania now only one step away from securing its long sought upgrade to emerging market status, Bucharest Stock Exchange CEO Adrian Tanase talks to bne IntelliNews about what’s next.

Impending Eurozone crisis to take its toll on CEE economies

Clare Nuttall in Tirana November 8, 2018

Central and Southeast Europe are enjoying robust growth but there are risks ahead, the biggest of which is threatened a new Eurozone crisis centred on Italy that now looks “pretty likely”, wiiw economists warn.