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      The View from MIPIM 2018
      Mar14

      The View from MIPIM 2018

      Emerging Europe has spent the past three days in the sunshine at Cannes, at MIPIM – the annual investment and real estate fair. As big as ever, this year’s event placed a great deal of emphasis on innovation, talent and skills, all combining to create solutions that the world’s cities are currently facing. It’s with not a small...

      Boxing for a European Kyiv
      Mar14

      Boxing for a European Kyiv

      Mayor of Kyiv and former world heavyweight boxing champion Vitali Klitschko finds a few minutes in his busy schedule at MIPIM 2018 to talk to Emerging Europe’s Craig Turp about how the future of Kyiv – and all Ukraine – is inside Europe. Boxing for a European Kyiv was originally published on Emerging-Europe.com. …read more Source:...

      Emerging European Growth ‘Best In Years’
      Mar13

      Emerging European Growth ‘Best In Years’

      Growth throughout emerging Europe is the best it has been for six years according to a new forecast published by the Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies (wiiw). “Last year was the best year for growth in this region since 2011,” said Richard Grieveson, an economist at wiiw. “It was also the first since 2007 when all 22 economies...

      Moldova Should Reinvent Itself to Fight Corruption
      Mar12

      Moldova Should Reinvent Itself to Fight Corruption

      Moldova is on the brink of another serious political crisis. Soon to be immersed in another general election cycle, Moldova is paying a very high toll due to corruption, impunity and a deficit of good governance. One of the most glaring examples of impunity is related to the evaporation of 1 billion US dollars from the banking system in 2014,...

      Ukraine, Moldova Criticise Nord Stream 2
      Mar08

      Ukraine, Moldova Criticise Nord Stream 2

      “The real nature of the Nord Stream 2 project is far from being economic: this is a political initiative by [Vladimir] Putin aimed at destabilising Europe and depressing European countries,” said Andriy Parubiy, chairman of the Ukrainian parliament. He was speaking at an inter-parliamentary conference incorporating Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine...

      Poland’s War With Israel
      Feb10

      Poland’s War With Israel

      Israel, as an enemy, has been chosen perfectly. It is ruled by right-wing populists, so it has been possible to accurately predict the mirror mechanism of sharp reactions. And that is what Jarosław Kaczyński wanted. Nothing consolidates power better than war. A war undermines any internal divisions within a country and removes all citizens’...

      World Bank Launches Ukrainian Crop Receipt Programme
      Feb10

      World Bank Launches Ukrainian Crop Receipt Programme

      The IFC, the commercial arm of the World Bank Group, in partnership with the Swiss and Ukrainian governments, is rolling out a new financial instrument – crop receipts – across Ukraine to expand access to finance for small farmers, boosting agricultural productivity and supporting economic growth. Crop receipts are a pre-harvest financial...

      Head of EBRD Discusses Reform With Ukraine President
      Jan31

      Head of EBRD Discusses Reform With Ukraine President

      Reforms, independent anti-corruption institutions, tax changes: these are just a few things that the new government in Ukraine is undertaking to improve the climate for potential investors. Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko is confident his country will significantly improve its World Bank Doing Business ranking very soon. “We are ranked...

      Why Emerging Europe is the New Darling of Outsourcing
      Jan02

      Why Emerging Europe is the New Darling of Outsourcing

      In a world where the impact of global market forces on businesses can be ruthless and unforgiving, strategic partnerships are becoming increasingly driven by hard economic necessity. The notion of seeking and finding a compatible partner then, where a meaningful relationship can truly flourish and be both rewarding and fulfilling for both sides...

      The Socialism of Central Europe’s Populists
      Jan01

      The Socialism of Central Europe’s Populists

      The success of the FPO party in the Austrian parliamentary elections, coupled with billionaire upstart Andrej Babiš in the Czech Republic becoming prime minister in the waning days of 2017, means that it appears that Central Europe will be facing another year of political upheaval in 2018. Governments in Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, and...

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