Romania’s government disputes Eurostat's 4.5%-of-GDP Q1 budget deficit figure

Iulian Ernst in Bucharest July 22, 2019

Eurostat says Romania's budget deficit in the first half of this year was the highest across the EU, but the Romanian government says the figure will be lower for the full year.

Growth of Polish retail sales slows down in June

bne IntelliNews July 21, 2019

The reading marks a slowdown of 1.9pp in retail turnover growth in comparison to y/y expansion recorded in May, seen by Erste analysts as a result of the calendar effect.