The hackers accessed the system of Bulgaria’s tax agency, revealing tax declarations, personal identification numbers, names, addresses, income and other information, which were leaked to the media from a Russian email address.
Tightening labour markets are putting upward pressure on wages in Central and Southeast Europe.
States across Central and Southeast Europe are experiencing a long-term population decline due to a combination of low birth rates and mass emigration.
Economists from wiiw have revised upwards their forecasts for Central and Southeast European economies as wage-driven growth has stopped them from following the eurozone into a slowdown.
This is the highest annual growth rate in the past five quarters, defying projections of a slowdown in Romania's GDP growth.
The total of $5.3bn from seven issues in June was the most issued in the last four years. Eastern Europe and Russia also had a good month with issues of $5.1bn and $3.2bn respectively.
Analysts see Turkey’s credit growth remaining weak holding back economic recovery.