ViennEast Compass: CESEE outlook, planning for new normal

Marcus How of Vienneast in Vienna August 3, 2020

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.

Slovenia reports population increase in 3M20 driven by immigration

bne IntelliNews July 30, 2020

Slovenia’s population reached 2,097,195 as of April 1, up by 1,300 compared to three months earlier.

Albania has some of the least affordable internet in the world

bne IntelliNews July 29, 2020

Online security specialist Surf Shark measured how much time people need to work to be able to afford an internet connection.

EU leaders strike deal on post-coronavirus stimulus plan

bne IntelliNews July 21, 2020

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. 

Slovenia’s Hisense Gorenje sets up global R&D centre in Velenje

Valentina Dimitrievska in Skopje July 8, 2020

Slovenian R&D centre for cooking appliances and dishwashers will serve Chinese Hisense's global operations.

New lockdowns imposed in Eurasia to fight rising coronavirus cases

bne IntelliNews July 7, 2020

Several countries in Central Asia, the South Caucasus and the Western Balkans are seeing a strong rise in daily new cases after the easing of restrictions.