The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies has raised its GDP growth forecasts for 20 out of 23 countries in Central and Eastern Europe as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic starts to recede.
Defining green energy and indeed green investments is not an exact science, Determining just how green each of the various energy sources are gets complicated once you start digging into the details.
The economies of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) are bouncing back from the pandemic recession but this will also stimulate inflation, posing a dilemma for central banks.
Hungarian and Czech central banks could be first in EU to raise rates despite ongoing pandemic.
International banking groups remain committed to the region, with their strategies tilted towards expansion or stability despite the coronavirus pandemic, EIB survey shows.
As part of the company’s PLN140bn investment drive by 2030, Orlen plans getting into offshore and onshore wind, solar energy, as well as energy storage.
Host cites to raise their profiles just as international travel starts to revive, but little hope of the usual tourism and consumer spending bonanza.
The IEA has said that the road to net zero by 2050 is “narrow but still achievable,” so long as there is no more investment in new coal projects, in order to limit global warming to 1.5C.
The EU’s journey to net zero threatens a carbon price war with its trading partners
World needs immediate and massive deployment of green tech to fight climate change, warns IEA in its latest report.
bne IntelliNews has introduced a new index, the bne Car Ownership/Age index (bneCOR), that cuts through the contradictions and paints a much clearer picture of just how far the middle class has come in each country.
A middle class is emerging in New Europe but to get a handle on how far the process has gone and what the differences are between each country bne IntelliNews took a look at the icon of middle-class status: car ownership.
Could electric cars and batteries generate the new high-tech sector the region so badly needs?
Lithuania is starting to catch up with Estonia in terms of startups but the small size of the local talent pools is acting as a constraint.