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    Building on CCE’s Established Reputation for Quality and Value
    Jun12

    Building on CCE’s Established Reputation for Quality and Value

    In ten years’ time we’re planning to be managing an industrial space of some 15 million sqm, across Central and Eastern Europe and beyond, says Remon Vos, CEO at CTP. He spoke to Jerry Cameron about the growing demand for warehouse space in CEE and the company’s plans to satisfy that demand. At the end of last year, CTP owned...

    Gdynia: Combining Quality of Life With Business Potential
    Jun12

    Gdynia: Combining Quality of Life With Business Potential

    Nine out of ten inhabitants of the city of Gdynia are happy with their lives, according to the latest Social Diagnosis, which measures the objective and subjective quality of life in Poland. What makes the city the best place to live in the country? Is it the size of the city? Gdynia has a population of about 250,000 and is the 17th largest city...

    Ukraine’s Tech Sector Is Booming but Needs Awareness and Confidence
    Jun06

    Ukraine’s Tech Sector Is Booming but Needs Awareness and Confidence

    Despite several turbulent years, Ukraine’s economy is now showing real promise. The country recently received its latest tranche of IMF funding and is making a huge effort to stamp out corruption. With a large base of highly skilled technology professionals and a highly-developed information technology sector, Ukraine’s economy has...

    The Goal for Romania — the Positives Outweigh the Negatives
    May26

    The Goal for Romania — the Positives Outweigh the Negatives

    We want the story of Romania to be the story of a dynamic, vibrant and innovative country, says Matteo Patrone, Director for Romania and Regional Head Romania and Bulgaria at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). He spoke to Andrew Wrobel about the country’s greatest challenges. Let’s start with economic...

    Poznan: Translating Entrepreneurship into Understanding Business Services
    May15

    Poznan: Translating Entrepreneurship into Understanding Business Services

    For Poznań, Poland’s fifth largest city, 2016 was a fantastic year. Not only did its manufacturing and retail sector grow by nine and thirteen per cent respectively, but labour productivity also increased by six per cent and unemployment didn’t even reach two per cent — the lowest in Poland. In addition, the city attracted more...

    Building a Reputation as a Business Services Destination
    May11

    Building a Reputation as a Business Services Destination

    Large cities have been on the radar of foreign companies that are looking to outsource in Poland, for several years now. With its academic potential, IT traditions and proximity to the large pool of talent in Ukraine and Belarus, Lublin is an interesting alternative. Lublin is a very young city with a population of 350,000 and twice as many...

    The Fight Against Corruption in Europe’s Emerging Economies
    Apr29

    The Fight Against Corruption in Europe’s Emerging Economies

    In some countries, when their leaders have egregiously over-stepped their authority to shield themselves from accountability, citizens have taken to the streets with some success. Corruption and impunity ignite public protest. Anger against corruption sparked the Arab Spring, it also forced Ukraine’s former president Victor Yanukovych to...

    Ukraine’s Pro-change Atmosphere Says “Welcome!”
    Apr29

    Ukraine’s Pro-change Atmosphere Says “Welcome!”

    I have been to Ukraine quite a few times but I don’t think I will ever forget my visit to Kyiv in November 2013. Not that it was special for me in any way, but it did mark the end of the pre-Maidan Ukraine. The events that unfurled only about ten days after I left to return to London, resulted first in President Yanukovich’s escape to...

    Globalisation Needs to Work, Not Only for the Few but for the Most and in Demonstrable Ways
    Apr28

    Globalisation Needs to Work, Not Only for the Few but for the Most and in Demonstrable Ways

    Building a green economy is a new trend, now, for every country. But still, many countries are concerned about environmental limitations that can slow down the economic growth. The emerging Europe countries are now entering a period of slower growth. Despite the fact that the income gap with Western Europe countries has become narrower, not...

    Danish companies Support and Assist Ukraine’s Economic Transition
    Apr26

    Danish companies Support and Assist Ukraine’s Economic Transition

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko felt quite content, during his visit to Copenhagen in early April 2017, when he heard leading Danish companies that already work, or plan to invest, in Ukraine say that they had already noticed practical results of the reforms. “This is a very good advertisement for potential investors to come and work with...

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