Eurasia / Data

Rising COVID-19 cases put intense pressure on CEE healthcare systems

bne IntelliNews November 5, 2020

New restrictions imposed in countries struggling with a vicious second wave of the pandemic.

Manufacturing PMI shows Kazakh operating conditions easing in October after September rebound

Kanat Shaku in Almaty November 3, 2020

Index reading seen as showing a "notable bump in the road in the recovery" of Kazakhstan's manufacturing sector.

Growing number of governments consider second lockdowns to tackle autumn COVID-19 wave

bne IntelliNews October 29, 2020

New coronavirus infections continued to rise alarmingly in Central and Southeast Europe as the centre of the pandemic shifts back to Europe.

Fat cats: new study shows corruption can be measured in kilos

bne IntelliNews July 28, 2020

A new study finds that the more overweight the politicians in a government from the former Soviet Union are, the more likely that government is to be corrupt.

Kazakhstan hikes cargo transit in H1 despite pandemic

bne IntelliNews July 14, 2020

The volume of cargo travelling via Kazakhstan was up by 54% y/y in H1, as the country becomes an important transit zone under China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).