The ZEW-Erste Group Bank Economic Sentiment Indicator for Poland (economic expectations) increased by 5.0pts m/m to 37.4pts in May, according to a report by the Center for European Economic Research (ZEW) and Erste. At the same time, assessments of current economic situation decreased by 15.4pts to -14.3pts.
Overall, the ZEW-Erste Group Bank Economic Sentiment Indicator for Central and Eastern Europe including Turkey (CEE) rose by 15.4pts to 44.9pts in May. The assessment of the current economic situation for the CEE region improved by 0.7pts to 6.7pts.
In spite of prevailing uncertainty in the euro-zone, experts' optimism increases in May for all countries in the CEE region and for the euro-zone, it concludes.
Poland broke EU law by increasing logging in the ancient Bialowieza Forest under a pretext of fighting spruce beetle, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled on April 17. The ... more
Standard and Poor’s raised its outlook for Poland from stable to positive on April 13, while maintaining the country’s rating at BBB+. The raising of the outlook is based on ... more
Finland has issued a second and final permit for the construction of the controversial Nord Stream II pipeline that is to pump gas from Russia directly to Germany via a Baltic Sea route, the Regional ... more