Slovenian R&D centre for cooking appliances and dishwashers will serve Chinese Hisense's global operations.
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.
S&T says Iskratel's work in the IIoT software and 5G areas will strengthen its product portfolio.
Retail sales back up after more shops open during easing of lockdown.
Hundreds of thousands of people are now on the move in Central and Southeast Europe as travel restrictions imposed to contain the novel coronavirus are eased.
Vienna Initiative report warns banks heading for a "cliff-edge effect of new distressed borrowers", followed by successive waves of new NPLs.