Trend towards bigger deals and more fund investment continues, as deal value rises by half to give best Q1 since 2013.
But pandemic has delayed restart of convergence with Western Europe until 2023.
Populist premier, who will take over EU rotating presidency in July, is accused of proposing "final disintegration of former Yugoslavia".
Labour demand reached about 95% of its pre-pandemic level in March, Online Vacancy Index showed.
A third wave of the coronavirus pandemic is sweeping through Emerging Europe. While Russia is expecting to reach herd immunity in the next two months, most other countries of the region have only just started their mass immunisation programmes.
Getting an IKEA store is a good guide to how developed a country is. And the Swedish furniture store has an uncanny knack for opening their yellow and blue stores exactly at the beginning of a country's rapid growth phase.
Electric super-sports car producer sets up in Warwick Enterprise Park, founder Mate Rimac hopes to employ "world-class" British engineers in the field of electrification and future of mobility.
Robots "working side-by-side with people" in Croatian FMCG group's warehouses.
Support has risen since last central bank survey as Croatia progresses towards adoption of the European single currency.
Protesters express anger against tighter restrictions and vaccinations as well as a broad range of local issues in Southeast European cities.
The moderate GDP setbacks in 2020 imply that for some CEE countries there will not be such drastic recovery and rebound effects in 2021 as in hard-hit countries in Western Europe.
Porsche recently upped its stake in Rimac Automobili from 15.5% to 24% after investing an additional €70mn.
With economies primed to rebound as pandemic restrictions are loosened, consumer prices could rise even further, reawakening an issue that has long been ignored.
Zagreb mayor’s death ahead of local elections this spring has political repercussions at local and national level.
Austrian lender provisions for COVID-19 downturn but says it does not expect a significant increase in hard defaults after the expiration of debt moratoria in the region.
Two Southeast European states take advantage of favourable market conditions to get away oversubscribed bond issues.
Research by Sarajevo-based Center for Policy and Governance shows high levels of undeclared and partially work in Western Balkans and Croatia.
Plans to hike excise on heated tobacco, benefiting traditional cigarette producers, have been openly linked to the government’s efforts to persuade BAT to keep its Kanfanar factory open.
The Photomath app has more than 220mn downloads globally, helping students and parents solve maths problems using a smartphone.
Unemployment growth has been modest and a return to tight labour markets is expected as economies recover from the coronacrisis.