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Section: Emerging Europe (UK)

    GSA Names Ukraine as UK’s Offshoring Destination of the Year
    Oct22

    GSA Names Ukraine as UK’s Offshoring Destination of the Year

    Ukraine is the UK’s offshoring destination of the year according to the Global Sourcing Association (GSA) UK. The GSA looked at the outsourcing market from the perspective of the United Kingdom, the world’s second-largest outsourcing market. “This is a significant achievement for Ukraine, as the Award has been judged by their industry...

    Ukraine Returns to the Fold
    Oct20

    Ukraine Returns to the Fold

    Oleksandr Danylyuk, Ukraine’s minister of finance, Francis Malige, managing director, Eastern Europe and the Caucasus, EBRD, and Ivan Mikloš, chief economic advisor to the prime minister of Ukraine and chairman of the Strategic Advisory Group for Support of Ukrainian Reforms, tell Emerging Europe what progress Ukraine’s economy has...

    Georgia Still on the World Bank’s Mind
    Oct18

    Georgia Still on the World Bank’s Mind

    As the World Bank racks up 25 years in Georgia, Mercy Tembon, the bank’s regional director for the South Caucasus, Europe and Central Asia tells Andrew Wrobel that her organisation is as committed to the country’s future as ever. Let’s start with the anniversary. What has the World Bank been doing here for the last quarter of a...

    Is the CEE Region About to Steal the Outsourcing Crown From India?
    Oct17

    Is the CEE Region About to Steal the Outsourcing Crown From India?

    Earlier this month I had the pleasure of chairing a panel of thought leaders and industry experts at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in London. The subject matter was centred on the ICT industry in the Ukraine specifically, and the broader Central and Eastern European (CEE) region in general. The consensus of the panel...

    Poles Still Keen on German Jobs
    Oct12

    Poles Still Keen on German Jobs

    Germany remains the primary destination for Poles looking to work abroad. According to Poland’s Centre for Public Opinion Research (CBOS), in 2016, 41 per cent of Poles working abroad chose the country’s Western neighbour, although there have been years when as many as 48 per cent of Poles abroad worked in Germany. There are two...

    Belarusian Journalists Still Face Huge Problems
    Oct07

    Belarusian Journalists Still Face Huge Problems

    Belarus came in a lowly 153rd place (of 180) in Reporters Without Borders 2017 World Press Freedom Index. Other media freedom watchdogs and international organisations have reached similar conclusions: Belarus is ranked amongst the ten least free countries by Freedom House, although – credit where it’s due – it did move up from 194th last...

    Doing Business Across Euasia Could Be Easier
    Sep06

    Doing Business Across Euasia Could Be Easier

    Can a single economic space spanning from Lisbon to Vladivostok exist? Is a closer collaboration between the European Union (EU) and the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) possible? The time will show but the idea has already been developed and has been included in the Berlin Memorandum. “This initiative is the result of practical needs of enterprises...

    Investigations Into the Corrupt Ukrainian Fuel and Energy Sectors
    Sep03

    Investigations Into the Corrupt Ukrainian Fuel and Energy Sectors

    The fuel and energy-related industries are allegedly corrupted areas of the Ukrainian economy, a recent report suggests. According to the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU), the damages amount to UAH 20 billion (€650 million). “Out of that damage caused to state enterprises due to corruption offences investigated by NABU, UAH 11.8...

    Investigations Into the Corrupt Ukrainian Fuel and Energy Sectors
    Sep03

    Investigations Into the Corrupt Ukrainian Fuel and Energy Sectors

    The fuel and energy-related industries are allegedly corrupted areas of the Ukrainian economy, a recent report suggests. According to the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU), the damages amount to UAH 20 billion (€650 million). “Out of that damage caused to state enterprises due to corruption offences investigated by NABU, UAH 11.8...

    Estcoin: Estonia’s Own Digital Currency?
    Aug28

    Estcoin: Estonia’s Own Digital Currency?

    Estonia might be the first country in the world to offer its own token through an Initial Coin Offering (ICO). ‘Estcoins’ would be managed by the Republic of Estonia, but accessed by anyone in the world through its e-Residency programme. They would be launched through an Initial Coin Offering (ICO), which would enable companies to crowdfund...

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