EBRD Transition Report Highlights Financial Sector Resilience


The EBRD’s latest Transition Report: Sustaining Growth, issued at the end of November, has highlighted a welcome upturn in the pace of reform in emerging economies where the bank invests, four years after reporting that reforms were stalling or even being thrown into reverse. The EBRD also unveiled a new set of investment criteria for its projects, ensuring that its countries of operations are more competitive, better governed, greener, more inclusive, more resilient and more integrated. The six criteria are: reforms aimed at making economies more competitive; good governance; green transition; inclusion; resilience; integration.

In the Emerging Europe region, the EBRD has been driving work on non-performing loan (NPL) resolution with a number of partners in the context of the Vienna Initiative, a public-private forum for addressing financial challenges in southern, central and eastern Europe.

As a result, NPL ratios are down sharply in Albania, FYR Macedonia, Romania and Serbia. In Moldova, there has been significant progress in addressing vulnerabilities in banks, again with EBRD support. In Azerbaijan, authorities have made progress with the restructuring of the country’s largest bank, IBA, in preparation for its eventual privatisation.

The report’s primary concern is the number of countries stuck in what it calls ‘The Middle Income Trap.’

“Many of those countries have now reached middle-income status and have to overcome the problem of the middle-income trap,” EBRD Chief Economist Sergei Guriev said.

The term middle-income trap was originally coined by Indermit Gill and Homi Kharas to refer to the marked slow-down seen in South-East Asia’s economic growth following the 1997-98 financial crisis. It is now used more broadly to refer to a slow-down in growth observed when an economy approaches the upper/middle-income level.

During his presentation of the report, Guriev called for new economic models, focusing on improving productivity of individual firms, expanding infrastructure and green growth.

“There is no silver bullet, no one-size-fits-all solution,” Mr Guriev said, with the report also highlighting there was often resistance from individuals and groups with entrenched vested interests in maintaining the status quo.

Fortunately, there is movement in some areas. “The appetite for reform seems to have returned to the region,” Mr Guriev said. Among Emerging European nations, Slovenia was singled out for making progress with privatisations while Albania, Belarus and Serbia were highlighted for progress in other areas. Big disappointments Ukraine, whose privatisation programme has come to halt, and its largest bank, Privatbank, now nationalised and Poland, where state control over the economy remains significant, and which has also stopped its privatisation programme.


Belarus Serves up Some Recipes for Success

Business in Belarus Recipe Book

Poland’s Business Constitution Must Be Finalised

Front of finance ministry in Warsaw Poland with a fountain framing the entrance. Could be used for images about Euro currency problems

Bad Payers Still Causing Problems for Romanian Firms

Close up Romanian currency note, LEI or LEU, Romania

Lithuania Gives Innovation a StartUp

MILAN ITALY - MAY 2: People visit Lithuania pavilion at Expo universal exposition on the theme of food on MAY 2 2015 in Milan.

Invest in Belarus: looking beyond politics to the future

The Belarusian real estate market is on the up

Belarus: Navigating the geopolitical storm

EconMin: Bulgaria — Number One Outsourcing Destination And an Island of Stability in Europe

Assaults on the Judiciary: How CEE Governments Are Trying to Restrict Judicial Independence, and Why It’s Not Working… For Now

poland romania justice system

‘No’ To a Monetary Union With Russia

Why Is Belarus Tech Booming?

Bloomberg Croatia Business Day 2015

Cautious Upturn in Emerging Europe Haunted by the Spectre of Uncertainty

Donald Trump

Škoda too Strong for VW Group

MLADA BOLESLAV CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 30: Skoda Octavia on conveyor line during Doors Open Day at Skoda Auto a.s. factory. Skoda auto celebrated 120 years since its founding on May 30 2015 in Mlada Boleslav.

Bucharest’s Stock Exchange Reports Growth; Eyes Emerging Market Status

bucharest stock exchange

China and Central Europe: Don’t Believe the Hype


Slovenia: Emerging Europe’s Hidden Giant

ljubljana slovenia

IMF: Institutions Key to Sustainable Growth


Hungary’s Solar Dreamer

hand sun and blue sky with copyspace showing freedom or solar power concept

The Polish Government’s Mid-Term Report: Must Do Better

Front of finance ministry in Warsaw Poland with a fountain framing the entrance. Could be used for images about Euro currency problems

PE and VC Investment In CEE Is At an Eight-Year High

venture capital

Sarajevo Stock Exchange Connected to SEE Link

sarajevo stock exchange

Belarus Refinery Boss Upbeat Despite Challenges

oil refinery

Belarus-Turkey Investment Forum to increase investment and trade between the two countries

Jadranka Joksimović: Serbia Takes Its Candidacy of the EU Seriously


IMF Increases Growth Forecast With Emerging Europe Prominent

Dambovita river and center of Bucharest at sunset time Romania.

Investigations Into the Corrupt Ukrainian Fuel and Energy Sectors

Ukrainian money hryvnia. The national currency. Corruption in Ukraine

The Next Four Months Crucial For the Belarus-EU Relations

World Bank’s Doing Business Report 2016 Resume For Emerging Europe

Retail Rents Rise Across Emerging Europe

Na Prikope Prague

Long-time Neighbours Need to Share Awareness, Plus Trade & Investment

Feel the Vibe of the City of Minsk

Trinity suburb in Minsk (Nemiga) Belarus on 20 May 2017

Does the Sceptre of Separatism Haunt Emerging Europe?

Szekely Land Flag

CEE-Benefits and Disadvantages of Joining the Eurozone

forint zloty euro

Poland’s Q2 2017 Growth Is Stronger Than Expected

WARSAW, POLAND - MAY 07, 2016: Building Palace of Culture and Science among the modern buildings of the city

OECD: Belarus Has to Find Its Own Belarusian Model to Emerge

Albania is creating three free economic zones

IMF Believes State-Owned Enterprises Must Be Reformed

Image of the banknotes of new Belarusian banknotes five rubles put into circulation July 1 2016

Bulgaria’s Bitcoin Mystery

bitcoin bulgaria

ICT Growth Continues to Boost Bosnian Economy

ict, it

Chris Lowney — What Jesuit Spirituality Can Teach Us About Global Leadership

Estonia Leading CEE Country in WEF Competitiveness Index

pharmaceutical factory woman worker operating production line at pharmacy industry manufacture factory

Georgia’s Growth Continues

Batumi, Adjara, Georgia - May 27, 2016: Batumi, Adjara, Georgia. Gogebashvili Street Road And Marine Station Or Maritime Station Building Batumi On Background

Kosovo: A Population of Talented Young Entrepreneurs Waits at Europe’s Door

CEE Emigrants Could Boost Their Countries’ Economies

Londoners walking through Millennium Bridge with St.Paul's Cathedral at the background after sunset - London, UK

Merkel: Albania is taking big steps forward

Poland Fails to Spend Billions of Euros in EU Funds

euro banknotes

Belarus: On the Way to a Market Economy?

Belarus is Bringing Opportunities for European Companies

Great Stone

Emerging Europe Key to China’s Belt & Road Plans

freight, ship, trade

Doing Business Across Eurasia Could Be Easier

Eurasia emerging europe schneider group

Albania’s Economy Booms Despite Political Infighting

Panorama view to the city Tirana Albania

CEE: Innovate or Get Eaten


CEE Nation Brands Still Behind Western Counterparts

TALLINN ESTONIA- JUNE 17: View of the modern high rise buildings on border with an old part of the city on June 17 2012 in Tallinn Estonia

Go East

The EU’s Benign Neglect Of Eastern Europe

The Great Stone Industrial Park — Making Doing Business Easy in Minsk

“e-Belarus”: Embracing the Internet and its Possibilities

Despite Public Anxieties, Migration is Playing a Key Role in ECA Growth

Bratislava city aerial panoramic view. Bratislava is the capital of Slovakia.

Poland & Ukraine Should Join Outsourcing Forces


Romanian Car Maker Dacia Sees Sales Boom

Sables d Olonne France - May 07 2017 : Dacia Tour 2017 is a commercial operation organized by the car builder in order to present its cars throughout France - Close-up on cars

Growing Rzeszów

Rynek Glowny in Rzeszow. Rzeszow Podkarpackie Poland.

Still Potential for Growth in CEE as Economies Stabilise

Poland Is Set To Become a Large Economic Zone

Aerial view over the building materials processing factory. View from above.

Fitch And the World Bank: Economic Growth To Remain Solid Within CEE In 2016

The Deep Roots of Currency Crises in the Former Soviet Union

Emerging Europe Live: CEE — The Outsourcing Destination

Estonia: Europe’s Little Technological Giant

High Real Estate Prices at Home Force Czech Investors Abroad

Construction of the Petrin lookout tower in Prague Czech Republic

Ukraine’s Finance Ministry Wants Urgent Tax Reform

IMF Wants Banking Sector Reform in Western Balkans

croatia national bank

Belarusian Economy on a Diet to Change its Financial Outlook

Moldova Launches New e-Procurement System In Search For Positive Change

Photo team work process, holding contract hand, signs documents. Account managers young crew works with startup project.New idea presentation, analyze marketing reports.Blurred, film effect, horizontal.

Investment in Croatia’s Regions Key to Further Development

CAKOVEC, CROATIA - JULY 02: Parish Church of Saint Nicholas in Cakovec, Croatia, on July 02, 2016.

CEE Is Key to China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Shanghai skyline Panoramic view of shanghai skyline and huangpu river Shanghai China

Euroscepticism in Serbia: An Image Problem?

Women, to Tractors!

Tug of war contest between boys and girls. Two groups of children of different sex pulling opposite ends of rope. Concept of gender equality among kids, team sports. Vector illustration for banner

Latvia Urged Not to Increase Expenditure As Economy Grows

Riga, Latvia - August, 2010: Panorama view from Riga cathedral on old town of Riga, Latvia

While the EU Makes Plans for CEE China Makes Investments

Nuclear Security Summit In Washington, 2016

Michael: The Last King of Romania

After Economic Shocks Armenia Plans for Macroeconomic Stability

yerevan armenia minister of finance

Belarusian Journalists Still Face Huge Problems

Automotive and Transport Companies Dominate the CEE Region

Car bodies on the production line inside automobile factory

A Risky Evaluation of Croatia’s Economy?

ZAGREB, CROATIA - JULY 17, 2017: Square Ban Josip Jelacic with tourists and trams on a summer day in Zagreb. City of Zagreb is the capital of Croatia.

Is Prague the New Face of Overtourism?

prague tourists

Emerging Europe Makes Some Progress on Closing Gender Gap

world economic forum gender gap report

Poland Set for New Expressways, But Problems on the Roads Remain

poland roads

Industrial Production Prices in New Increase


Czech Republic Raises Interest Rates

czech koruna

Lithuania Handed Top Marks for Business Services

Beautiful panorama of Vilnius Old Town taken from Gediminas hill; Lithuania

FocusEconomics: Belarusian Economy to Grow in Q4 2016 and Onwards

Visegrád Divided


Lech Wałęsa: Hard Options Can Force Nations to Get Down to Work

Plovdiv — an emerging outsourcing destination

The Reality in Romania Exposes False Perceptions Of The Country

NATO Opens New Moldova Office

NATO Moldova

Regional News Outlets: The Real Target of Poland’s New Media Law?

poland media

Romanian Inflation Hits Four-Year High

supermarket, prices, inflation

Belarus: Changing Old Ideas And Mixing With the New in Belarus’ Export Market

Valga and Valka – Where Estonia and Latvia Work Together

Valga valka emerging europe

Emerging Europe Back on Track to Convergence


China Agrees to Build High-Tech Business Park in Serbia

BELGRADE SERBIA - SEPTEMBER 29 2016: View on the city center and the junction of Rivers Sava and Danube in Belgrade Serbia.

EBRD Finances Small Business Support And Foreign Trade Promotion In Belarus

OECD: Tightening Labour Markets Sustain Growth in Emerging Europe

workers, employment

Young Well-Paid IT Specialists Are Making Belarus Known Internationally

EU Commissioner Launches Veiled Attack on Poland and Hungary

eu commission

Mobilising Private Sector Investment in Belarus, Moldova & Ukraine


Mixed Results for Emerging Europe in Legatum Prosperity Index


Romanian Opposition Unites Against ‘Crime Syndicate’ Government

EU Membership and Transition into Market Economies Have Helped CEE Achieve Social Progress

Putin Urges Belarus to End Oil Transit Through Lithuania

Athens Greece - May 27 2016: Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers

Serbia Drafts New Competition Law

serbia belgrade flag

Global Players Dash for Tempting CEE

dollar pound euro coin on euro background.

The Slovak Matchmaking Fair open for registration

Towards a resilient Europe, strategies for the future

Baltics Seek Lockstep With High Tech States

Euro money: Macro view of euro coin and bill. Suitable for financial, monetary, euro or European Union concepts and ideas

Lviv Region in Double Logistics Boost

goods train logistics

A New Modern Mall Hopes to Draw Belarusians Back to the Home Market

RRY Capital

Young Georgians Make Their Mark at Emerging Europe-EBRD Event

maximilien lambertson at emergeing ebrd outlook on georgia

The Belarusian Economy: The Challenges of Stalled Reforms

Budapest’s Property Boom Goes Nationwide


The Belarusian Banking Sector Moving Towards Modernisation Despite Some Challenges

Economy builds bridges in Mostar

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Focussing on Stability and Business Climate

Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina - August 23 2015. View of Miljacka River in Sarajevo city

Smart, reliable and promising

Business Standards Are High in SEE But Vary Widely

Aerial view of The Cathedral of the Assumption in Varna

Slovenia Sets Green Vehicle Deadline of 2030


Czech Land Prices Continue to Increase

farm land

Belarus and Singapore Share the Same Factors for Economic Success

Foreigners choose Minsk and Gomel as Belarus’ most attractive FDI destinations

Emerging Europe Makes Great Strides in Improving Business Regulation for Entrepreneurs

Skopje Macedonia

Slovenia is CEE’s leader in innovation

EU: Consumption Still Driving Growth

Macedonia — Stepping Out Of the Shadow Of the Balkans

CEE Lags in Business Connectivity

ANIS romanian ICT

The Proof of a Country’s Readiness to Attract Foreign Investors Lies in the Development of the Insurance Market

A Strategic Asset for Regional Growth and Development in the EU

Pier bridge crane and cargo handling cargo trains transported away.

Growth Increase Offers Glimmer of Hope for Moldova


European Commission Withholds 600 Million Euros from Ukraine

kyiv, kiev, ukraine

Non-Financial Reporting No Longer a Secondary Consideration in CEE

Business Mentors Helping to Solve Business Development Problems First

Portrait of confident business people interacting in the office

UK Economic Growth Slows as Brexit Uncertainty Bites

flags of UK and EU combined over icons of London - Brexit concept

CEE Boosted by Positive Tourism Trends Across the Region

cruise ship in Kotor Bay Montenegro. Aerial view panorama. Kotor bay Montenegro.

Falling Student Numbers and Declining R&D Result From Lack of Funds

Economic Confidence Rises Across Eurozone

HTP: Belarus’ Engineers Are Leading a Cool Revolution

Ukraine Is Offering Europe Unique Combat and Technological Experience

Romania Warned Again by European Council Over Budget Deficit

romania finance ministry

All for One, and One for All


Slovenia is the CEE region’s leader in VAT collection

Ukraine’s Q2 Growth Climbs

kyiv ukraine emerging europe

Estonia Leads Baltics in Cutting Sugar in Food and Drink

Investing in Ukrainian Food and Agriculture

Romania Cuts Income Tax, Introduces Solidarity Tax

CLUJ NAPOKA ROMANIA - OCT 2 2016: People on the central street of Cluj Napoka - the unofficial capital of Transylvania.

Emerging Europe Looking Good in Best-Performing Cities Index

Budapest, Hungary. Aerial view of the old city Budapest, Hungary with river and Parliament Building with cloudy blue sky

Hungary Today: Potential and Challenge

Chain bridge on Danube river in Budapest city. Hungary. Urban landscape panorama with old buildings and domes of opera

Skiing in Emerging Europe

gudauri ski georgia

Bulgaria: Real Estate’s New Frontier?

Visegrad Group Looks East

TV Still a Star for CME

World Bank: Brexit Hides Greater Challenges to the European Union and the CEE Region

Belarus Steps Up Liberalisation of Business


Belarus Has To Make an Extra Effort To Change Investors’ Perceptions

Using Words to Paint a Picture – Belarus’ Nobel Prize Winning Novelist

Emerging Europe to Record Positive Growth Across the Board in 2018

coins growth

One in Five Poles Unaware of Source of Funds for 500 Plus Programme

Globalisation Needs to Work, Not Only for the Few but for the Most and in Demonstrable Ways

Global Spread

The End of Poland’s Shale Gas Eldorado

Do Your Homework First and Starting Business in Poland is Easier

Chinese Electric Car Maker Seeks Emerging Europe Base

zhi dou d2

Innovation Brings Great Opportunities to the Belarusian Economy

Revenues Of Bulgarian IT Companies Have Sextupled In the Last Decade

Minsk International Airport Widens its International Reach


Ukraine to Restart Privatisation to Realise Profits

Pricatisation electricity ukraine

Poland Stays Cool on Euro Adoption

Euro cash and Zloty on one photo.

Polish Labour Market Deficits Are Impacting All

Construction site with crane and building. Construction site in western europe - in Poland.

Ukraine to Make New Privatisation Push

Polish Government in Climbdown on Social Contribution Hike

German Multivac invests €15 million near Sofia

CEE Playing Catch Up on R&D Spending

science, r&d

Central And Eastern Europe At the World Property Market

Baltic States to Launch Combined Capital Market

capital markets

Economy Minister: Internationalisation Is the Key To the Slovenian Economy

Belarus 2020: Turning the Vicious Circle Into an Upward Spiral

Mayor: Armenia And Its Capital Yerevan Offer Safe Investment And Tourism To a Growing World

Romanian Cyber Security Firm Valued at 600 million US dollars in Private Equity Swoop

cyber security

Air Passenger Volumes Reach Record High in the Baltics


Belarus Is Making the First Steps onto the International Finance Floor

Warsaw Rising: The Polish Capital’s Skyline Gets Even Taller


Prospering Czechia Still Needs a Bigger Workforce

prague emerging europe

Lithuanian Grocery Giant Maxima Set For Polish Expansion


Albania’s Economy Not Benefiting From Largest Oil Reserves in Region

Encouraging SME’s Development Will Help Build Belarusian Economy

Italy and Belarus: A Relationship Based on Complementarities and History

Croatian Salaries Are Growing in Line With Other CEE Countries

Dubrovnik Croatia emerging europe

Lithuania Wants to Bring Home its Skilled Workers

VILNIUS - FEBRUARY 25: Many people choose books at the indoor book

Estonia Proposes Bill of Rights and Responsibilities for Robots

Robotic hand accessing on laptop the virtual world of information. Concept of artificial intelligence and replacement of humans by machines.

HSBC Reports CEE Growth Surge in Q3

romania national bank

PandaDoc — Rolling Sales Procedures Together So Everyone Succeeds

Not All Quiet on the Eastern Front

Belarus’ Economy Is Slowly Recovering From Past Declines

Romanian Economy Grows Fast in 2017

Brasov cityscape panoramic and aerial view over medieval architecture of Brasov town, in Transylvania Romania

The Belarusian Financial Sector: An Industry in the Process of Restructuring

Budget Chaos Hits Romanian Leu

Different Romanian Lei Banknotes on the table

Rolling Sales Procedures Together so Everyone Succeeds


SEE Link — Sharing SEE Europe’s Hopes for a Brighter Investment Future

Czech Election Result Could Delay Euro Adoption Until 2025

czech banknotes nominal value two and five thousand crowns on white background. 300 000 Kc is approximately 12 450 US dollars (USD) or 11 100 Euro (EUR)

Belarus Introduces New Business-Friendly Auditing Procedures

MINSK, BELARUS - AUGUST 15, 2016: Aerial view of the southwestern part of the Minsk with Palace of Sport and old and new other buildings. Minsk is the capital and largest city of Belarus.

The Country Shows Promise but Needs Some Reforms

EY: Belarus’ IT Scene Is Thriving

High tech park minsk

Romania’s Budget Deficit ‘Should Start Alarm Bells Ringing’

BUCHAREST ROMANIA - June 29 2017: Romanian Prime Minister Mihai Tudose during a swearing-in ceremony at Cotroceni palace in Bucharest capital of Romania June 29 2017.

Belarus’s Election Tests the EU’s Global Strategy

Serbia, Belarus and Ukraine Ranked Lowly by Wharton Business School

Kyiv Ukraine - April 172017: The postal square in Kiev on Podol the Dnipro river. view of the square from the river panorama

Poland to Switch from Emerging to Developed Market by September 2018

warsaw stock exchange

Bulgaria and Romania Get EBRD SME Boost

Startup Diversity Teamwork Brainstorming Meeting Concept

Ukraine’s Economic Recovery: Good, But Slow

ukraine money

Estcoin: Estonia’s Own Digital Currency?

1 euro coin money (EUR) currency of European Union Estonia over blue background

Are Labour Shortages Driving Economic Growth?

Nadiya Savchenko: I Dream of a Great Ukraine

Panorama of the top part of the Andrew's Descent from Castle Hill in springtime in Kiev Ukraine.

Lithuania Set to Streamline Competition Legislation

Industrial dock with cranes on the quay

EU May Offer Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine Customs Union and Schengen Access


More EU Help for Belarus SMEs

GRODNO BELARUS - DECEMBER 13 2013: Seamstress in textile factory sewing with a industrial sewing machine .

Belarus Is Ready to Begin With Venture Capital Investments

Western Ukraine Could Be an Entry Point into the Country

The Shopping Experience Is Set To Go Global in Belarus from 2017 Onwards

World Bank: Western Balkans Need to Speed Up Growth For Faster Convergence

world bank

Hungary Seen as Riskiest Country in CEE


Wizz Air in Huge Polish & Ukrainian Expansion

wizz air a320

The Czech government attracts FDI and creates jobs

New investors interested in Belarus’ Great Stone Industrial Park

The Azerbaijani Laundromat: Why It Matters

azerbaijani money laundering

Breaking trade barriers with CIS has never been easier

Double Ratings Agency Boost for Bulgaria

Continental Launch Largest Ever Lithuanian Greenfield Investment

kaunas lithuania

Foreign Investors: Belarus Offers Opportunities But Further Improvements Are Needed

e-Estonia: Believe the Hype

Ex-Banker to Become Poland’s Next Prime Minister

Slowly, Tech Brand Belarus Emerges

belarus tech

Belarus Is One of the Top Outsourcing Destinations of 2016

Growth Continues for State-Owned Azerbaijan Airlines

Azerbaijan Baku - September 16 2015: View of the Heydar Aliyev International Airport sign in Baku Azerbaijan. The airport is the home of Azerbaijan Airlines the national flag carrier.

Belarus: The Importance Of Diversification

Poland’s Flying Circus

airport poland

CEE Tech Growth Continues: Poland and the Czech Republic Lead the Way


Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey Launch New ‘Silk Rail’ Link

Outsourcing Sector Driving CEE Office & Graduate Demand

wroclaw office

Is the CEE Region About to Steal the Outsourcing Crown From India?

Amazing view on the Taj Mahal in sunset light with reflection in water. The Taj Mahal is an ivory-white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna river. Agra Uttar Pradesh India.

Lukashenka seeks to avoid commitment to Russia’s geostrategic goals

Measure, Strengthen, and Grow

dacia brand

The UK and Belarus: A Partnership to Introduce the Real Belarus to Europe

Belarus Has Set an Example for Others to Follow

Will the New Five-day Visa-free Regime Encourage More Visitors to Belarus?

Belarus is the most creative EEU country

Digital Business Space Gives All Businesses an Office in Sarajevo

Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina - August 24 2015. View from Vraca Memorial Park with building of Avaz Twist Tower

Germany Is Not Letting Belarus’ Small Downturns Put it off Looking for Investment Opportunities

‘Traditional Values’: A Potent Weapon Against LGBT Rights

gay rights putin

Emerging Europe and the EBRD host the Outlook on Belarus conference in London

Brexit Is a Great Opportunity to Attract Foreign Investors to Belarus

Effective Policies Have Strengthened the Georgian Economy

TBILISI GEORGIA Jul. 18 2017: Bridge of Peace is a bow-shaped pedestrian bridge a steel and glass construction over the Kura River in downtown Tbilisi capital of Georgia

Belarus Is Where the New Silk Road Heads For Europe

Poles Still Keen on German Jobs

Brandenburg Gate in Berlin in Germany. The Brandenburg Gate is a triumphal arch a city gate in the center of Berlin. It is one of the most known sites in Berlin.

The EU Is Encouraging Belarus to Join the World Trade Organisation

Slovakia: Growth Continues But Problems Remain

Larisa Manastirli: Where is Bulgaria After Ten Years in the EU?

IMF Urges Croatia to Speed Up Reform


Poland’s New PM Defends Attacks on Justice System

warsaw supreme court

Estonia — Easy Doing Business Destination seminar in the UK

Polish Shoppers in Hunt for Eggs

eggs in rack

Albania’s Construction Sector Supports the Country’s Growth

SARANDA, ALBANIA - MAY 18: View of the city Saranda, most important tourist attraction of the Albanian Riviera on May 18, 2017 in Saranda, Albania.

Montenegro Accelerates Legal Reform

montenegro law reform

Business Opportunities in Belarus Encourage Outside Interest

Bulgaria’s cooperation with Israel could boost the economy

Meghri Becomes Armenia’s Third FEZ

armenia emerging europe

Germany and Belarus: Thinking Globally Acting Locally

Georgia Leads Emerging Europe in Ease of Doing Business Report

Belarusian Tech Companies Lead a Global Technological Advance in Outsourcing and Product Development

Sunday Trading in Poland Under Renewed Threat

Office Space Vacancy is Currently Low but Building Standards Cause Concern

Minsk Belarus - March 23 2017 modern architecture business center Pokrovsky on Pobediteley Avenue editorial

Romanian Cabinet Reshuffled as New Splits Emerge in Ruling Party

BUCHAREST ROMANIA - MAY 25 2014: The Victoria Palace. Victoria Square.

Beyond Borders: Immigration Within the EU

refugees immigrants

Toyota Announces 400 Million Zloty Polish Investment


Belarusian Economic Recovery May Downgrade Intended Reforms for Competitiveness

Emerging Europe Live: Life in Belarus As Seen by Foreigners

Warsaw Back on Top in Polish Banking

WARSAW, POLAND - MAY 07, 2016: Building Palace of Culture and Science among the modern buildings of the city

Belarus US Business Relations Thrive as Conditions Improve

Trans Adriatic Pipeline Will Fuel Albanian Growth

Xanthi. Greece - July 30 2017: aerial view of construction of gas pipeline Trans Adriatic Pipeline - TAP in north Greece. The pipeline starts from the Caspian sea and reaches the coast of southern Italy

Baltic Bank Merger May Tempt Polish Heavyweight

DNB Bank Vilnius

Changes Are Making Ukrainian Banking More Aligned with International Standards

Czechs Hold Emerging Europe’s Most Powerful Passport

High-Tech Park in Minsk is growing rapidly

Winds of Change for Belarus’ Reinsurance Industry?

Under Promise, Over Deliver: Prospects for the EU’s Eastern Partnership in 2018

Eastern partnership

More Brexit Fears As the UK Proves To Be A Needed Member

City of London view from Waterloo Bridge. This view includes: St. Paul`s Cathedral The Gherkin Tower 42 and Blackfriars Bridge.

Erste Group: Public Debt Falling Across CEE

erste group

Veni, Vidi, Vici, Or My Personal Experience of Doing Business in Belarus

Why Was Zapad-2017 So Important?

russian tank belarus zapad

Bringing Belarus’ Cultural Past to Life for Belarusians and the World

Chickens Blamed for Romanian Budget Deficit

Two white chickens or hens inside a chicken coop or hen house seen through chicken wire.

Latvian Deputy Prime Minister Highlights Riga’s Potential


Košice Business Matchmaking Event Brings in Hungarians

kosice, slovakia

CEE Must Improve Infrastructure and Logistics

Aerial view of Gliwice Sosnica motorway junction. There are international traffic in four directions

Investors Eye Opportunities in Emerging European Infrastructure


Ametek opened a new factory in Subotica

GE Inaugurates Its New Bucharest Software Centre

Asian Outsource Developer Team Sitting At Desk Working Laptop Computer Mobile Application Software Real Office

Lviv Is the Pearl and the Soul of Ukraine

Will European Business and Institutions Bolster the New Trends That Have Appeared in Belarus?

The essence of the Customs Union is protectionism

21st century Manufacturing Arrives at Great Stone

Great stone

The EU’s Benign Neglect of Eastern Europe

What Went Wrong in Ukraine – And When?

Ukraine’s Anti-Corruption Boss Survives, For Now

Artem Sytnyk

Kaczyński Defends PiS Record

GSA Names Ukraine as UK’s Offshoring Destination of the Year

map of ukraine emerging europe

Georgian PM Reshapes and Reshuffles Cabinet

Giorgi Kvirikashvili

Kraków: Officially Emerging Europe’s Most Elegant City

Krakow. Image of Krakow Market square, Poland during sunrise.

Derek Chollet: There Is a Resurgence of Supporters of the Transatlantic Relationship

white house

Tech Giant Expands Romanian Operations

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *