Reflections from our correspondents attending conferences around the Central and Eastern Europe/Commonwealth of Independent States region.
July 16, 2021
There is strong political will to forge trade, transport and energy links between Central and South Asia, but achieving this depends on restoring peace in Afghanistan.
July 1, 2021
As the world starts to emerge from the Coronacrisis, economists on an EBRD panel warned over rising inflation, debt and the uneven recovery from the crisis, with emerging markets and developing economies lagging behind their richer peers.
May 5, 2021
The EU’s slow and sometimes confusing response to the coronacrisis in the Western Balkans made room for China to increase its influence.
April 20, 2020
How the coronavirus pandemic is handled, both now and when lockdowns are lifted, will determine whether we are heading for a greener economic future and a shift away from populism — or something altogether darker.
March 3, 2020
Western Balkan prime ministers discussed the need for infrastructure investment and the removal of barriers to regional trade at the EBRD Western Balkans Investment Summit.