Hungarian and Czech central banks could be first in EU to raise rates despite ongoing pandemic.
Annual growth rate picks up 0.4pp versus the revised annual reading in April.
International banking groups remain committed to the region, with their strategies tilted towards expansion or stability despite the coronavirus pandemic, EIB survey shows.
The existence of a "greenium" is mostly justified by higher demand for green bonds. We estimate the greenium for each curve separately, ensuring it is not polluted by other factors such as sector or maturity.
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.
The price faced by Russia for aggression must be too high for the Kremlin to countenance, and this is the message that Biden should deliver to Putin – and act upon.
Most CEE governments submitted their national plans after the deadline and two (Bulgaria and Estonia) are yet to finalise them.
Private finance is crucial if emerging economies are not to be left behind in the race to net zero, the IEA warns.
There is a cost saving to issuing Green. It varies according to circumstances, but the baseline assumption now is for green yields to be below vanilla ones; not by much, but it's persistent enough.
The European Commission has selected 72 research and innovation projects that will receive €1bn in funding to support the aims of the Green Deal.
Bulgaria has been struggling for years with air pollution in urban areas, particularly in winter.
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.
Central Europe is facing a prolonged period of higher inflation that is likely to lead to significant interest rate hikes.
Iron prices have surged to nine-year highs in the post-COVID commodities boom that got underway at the end of last year, but that is now pushing up the cost of carbon for producers and eating into their profits.
The flash reading for May adds to the pressure on the central bank to tighten its currently super dovish monetary stance.
The reading is an upward revision of 0.3pp versus the flash estimate published in mid-May.
Poland’s industrial production growth skyrocketed 44.5% year on year at constant prices in April 2021, in line with predictions for a sharp rise in activity compared to April 2020.
Poland is in for another major tussle with the EU after the bloc’s top court issued an interim measure to stop lignite mining at the Turow mine near the border with Czechia.
April reading marks the fourth consecutive expansion of the index after a 10-month streak of falls or zero growth in factory gate prices.
The Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) has rejected the findings of the IEA report released last week, instead projecting that gas will increase its share in the global energy mix to 28% from 23% today.