Demographic “tipping point” imminent for CEE labour markets

Clare Nuttall in Glasgow June 17, 2019

The ‘tipping point’ at which labour demand will become equal to labour supply is just two years away in the Czech Republic, Lithuania and Poland, says a new study from wiiw.

Croatia sells €1.5bn Eurobond on most favourable terms to date

bne IntelliNews June 14, 2019

Bond issued shortly after Fitch raised Croatia to investment grade was 3.7 times oversubscribed.

Backlash against super polluter cruise ships in Croatia

Clare Nuttall in Glasgow June 13, 2019

Toxic toxic sulphur oxides emitted by cruise ships exceed the entire emissions from Croatia's car fleet by a staggering 189.6 times, a new report from Transport & Environment has revealed.

FACC invests €30mn in high tech composite plant in Croatia

bne IntelliNews June 4, 2019

Jakovlje picked by aerospace technology company after a “highly competitive” site selection process, based on proximity to FACC’s Austrian facilities and its "highly trained, technically skilled workforce".

"Dirty diesel" cars still on the roads in Central, Southeast Europe

bne IntelliNews May 31, 2019

Across the EU just 10mn of the 43mn diesel cars and vans caught in the Dieselgate scandal have been recalled, and recall rates are lowest in the eastern EU members, finds Transport & Environment.

Southeast Europe’s banking sector gets new investor geography

Clare Nuttall in Glasgow May 30, 2019

Hungary’s OTP in, Greek banks out, and a new crop of privatisations coming up in Serbia and Slovenia.