Innovation in electric batteries is central to electromobility and the transition to the green economy, but European firms have so far lagged behind their peers from East Asia.
Slovakia’s Specialised Criminal Court acquitted businessman Marian Kocner of the murders of journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kusnirova.
More than 142mn transactions were carried out in 6M20, worth a total of €6.57bn. This included 7.2mn of mobile payments worth €164.2mn, up fivefold y/y.
There is no end to the COVID-19 pandemic in sight, but the new normal that will emerge could benefit the countries of Central Eastern and Southeastern Europe (CESEE), due to the new opportunities that will arise.
European Union leaders reached agreement on a massive stimulus plan for the bloc’s economies in the early hours of July 21, after almost five days of intense talks.