Warning signs of a downturn in Slovenia’s construction sector

Valentina Dimitrievska in Skopje August 13, 2019

The Slovenian construction sector posted growth in all areas in 2018, but turnover has not yet returned to where it was pre-crisis and there are indications that growth is about to slow.

Western Balkans' climate to resemble US Deep South’s by 2050

Clare Nuttall in Glasgow July 19, 2019

Cities in Southeast Europe are forecast to see some of the sharpest increases in average temperatures of any major urban areas worldwide over the next 31 years.

COMMENT: Southeast Europe the growth star in CEE banking, but the profit pool is elsewhere

Gunter Deuber of Raiffeisen Research in Vienna July 16, 2019

The core message for bankers and investors active in the CEE region should be: close to old records, potential for more but watch out for late cycle phenomena.

Average gross wage in Slovenia up by real 2.5% y/y in May

bne IntelliNews July 15, 2019

Tightening labour markets are putting upward pressure on wages in Central and Southeast Europe.

Four bidders expected for Kosovo’s Ipko

bne IntelliNews July 14, 2019

The planned sale of Telekom Slovenije’s Kosovan subsidiary Ipko is the latest move towards consolidation in the Balkan telecoms sector, Fitch Solutions writes.