Serbia was one of the best performers in the entire emerging Europe region in 2020 and is now on track for rapid growth this year.
Startups in emerging Europe developing alternative proteins are part of a growing movement aimed at helping to fight climate change and feed the world’s expanding population.
Emerging European economies were already facing heavy debt burdens before the pandemic. Now it’s worse. Several countries in Eurasia and Emerging Europe are struggling to pay off huge loans they took from China.
High demand for wood for the booming global furniture market, poverty, persistent corruption and huge areas of sparsely populated forest land combine to create the conditions for illegal logging in Emerging Europe.
The UNHCR has estimated half a million could attempt to flee Taliban rule by year-end, but Central Asia, Iran and Turkey will prove far from welcoming.
A $2bn swap deal with Korea also provides little but make-up. Turkish central bank has no competitor worldwide in carrying such a huge short FX position.
Fashion industry figures have forecast an explosion of consumption in a new “roaring twenties” when the pandemic ends, but rebuilding Albania’s garment and footwear sector won’t be easy.
Disappointed by the weak traffic at Oradea airport, the municipality and county authorities decided to set up their own airline.
The remarks earned the country’s senior Islamic official a rebuke from a senior adviser to Turkey’s president and a smear campaign in Azerbaijani pro-government media.
Studies detect shifts in precipitation patterns in the Tian Shan mountains that supply region with much of its freshwater.
The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies has raised its GDP growth forecasts for 20 out of 23 countries in Central and Eastern Europe as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic starts to recede.
Defining green energy and indeed green investments is not an exact science, Determining just how green each of the various energy sources are gets complicated once you start digging into the details.
Agrifood tech is poised to grow in Romania, which combines one of Europe’s largest agricultural areas with a strong IT sector, say the authors of a new report on the sector.
The ICOs of two tokens launched in Romania three years ago raised a total of $55mn, but today their values have plunged close to zero and their websites are down. bne IntelliNews investigates where their founders are now.
The coronacrisis saw the role of the state increase, but post-crisis efforts towards privatisation and a stepping back of the state from the economy are expected.
Countries from the former Yugoslavia have seen a series of un-transparent investments with a geo-political agenda, says think tank CIPE.
Emerging market economies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) are recovering faster than previously expected from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, but that has come with higher inflation.
Erdogan administration even made it possible for assets to be carried into country in a suitcase, with no inquiries posed as to origins.
Since Yugoslavia started to disintegrate, a whole generation has grown up but there are still some in the region who look back nostalgically.
Montenegro’s resolution on the Srebrenica genocide sparks tensions at home and across former Yugoslavia.