The first half was particularly strong in the mid-market and smaller-ticket segment.
Electric supercar producer to receive funding under €6.3bn Recovery and Resilience Plan for Croatia.
The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies has raised its GDP growth forecasts for 20 out of 23 countries in Central and Eastern Europe as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic starts to recede.
Retail trade turnover up by 16.5% y/y and 6.4% m/m in May as recovery continues.
The step is most significant for Montenegro and North Macedonia, which generate around half of their electricity from coal.
Capital Economics analysts point to evidence of growing price pressures in eastern EU members.
The coronacrisis saw the role of the state increase, but post-crisis efforts towards privatisation and a stepping back of the state from the economy are expected.
Since Yugoslavia started to disintegrate, a whole generation has grown up but there are still some in the region who look back nostalgically.