People from the new EU member states that joined from 2004 onwards are more likely to think it is acceptable to do a favour, give a gift or give money to get something from a public administration, shows a new survey from Eurobarometer.
Suzuki, Daimler and Audi closed their Hungarian operations in April. The three companies have a combined 5% share of the country's GDP.
The average net salary in Romania in April, the first full month of lockdown, decreased by 3.7% compared to March.
Ukraine's inflation fell to 1.7% year on year in May vs. 2.1% y/y in the prior month.
The number of new housing units completed in Q1 reached 12,714 units, 17.3% more than in the same period last year.
GDP growth slowed to 2.4% y/y in Q1, as domestic demand — the main growth driver — lost momentum.
38 communiques in Official Gazette change tariff rates on 150 products. Desired fruits of import compression not visible in trade data yet.
Surge in new COVID-19 cases in Caucasus, Moldova and Poland, while fresh outbreaks in Balkans show virus not yet under control.
Industrial production flopped by 33.7% y/y as just 14,500 cars were produced during the month compared to a monthly average of 120,000.