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  1. beyondbrics

    July 22, 2014

    Guest post: the free ride to convergence is over; EMs must boost productivity

    By Mario Pezzini of the OECD The year 2010 was a turning point. What we didn’t know at the time – but what new data just...

  2. July 16, 2014

    Potential for crisis aftershocks at eastern European banks

    Does the danger of a new banking crisis lurk in central and eastern Europe? Investors are certainly skittish after several...

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  1. Central and eastern Europe: Automotive and Manufacturing 2013

    Competition is fierce for slices of a smaller pie...
  2. Investing in Central & Eastern Europe

    Central and eastern Europe is benefiting from the eurozone’s return to economic health...
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  1. July 15, 2014

    TV chief accuses Hungary of interference

    The chief executive of Hungary’s most popular commercial television station has accused the Hungarian authorities of using...

  2. July 10, 2014

    Hungary under fire over handling of NGOs

    The Hungarian Civil Liberties Union, an independent human rights watchdog, has appealed to the UN to intervene in what it...

  3. beyondbrics

    July 8, 2014

    Slovak gas link to give Ukraine "chance of lasting through the winter"

    By Tim Gosling of bne in Prague Slovak gas pipeline operator Eustream has pledged that it will have a route feeding EU gas...

  4. Brussels Blog

    July 7, 2014

    Carbon emissions and the Polish Puzzle

    The Belchatow power station in central Poland, one of the largest coal-burning plants in the world While Brussels winds down...

  5. July 4, 2014

    Central European bank shares plunge on Erste warning

    Shares in Erste Group plunged 15 per cent on Friday after the Austrian lender said that problems in Hungary and Romania...

  6. July 4, 2014

    Hungary acts on foreign-exchange loans

    Hungary’s parliament passed a law on Friday that will force banks to compensate borrowers for what the government says were...

  7. July 3, 2014

    Erste Group warns of €1.6bn loss

    Erste Group warned that it will make a net loss of up to €1.6bn this year, after the Austrian bank increased its provisions...

  8. June 27, 2014

    Cameron and Britain left isolated by Juncker defeat

    EU leaders have voted overwhelmingly to nominate Jean-Claude Juncker to the most influential job in Brussels leaving David...

  9. June 27, 2014

    Defeated David Cameron bemoans a ‘bad day for Europe’

    David Cameron called it a “bad day for Europe”, but the UK prime minister emerged from a humbling defeat in Brussels...

  10. June 25, 2014

    Q&A: If Cameron loses, what comes next?

    David Cameron is pursuing his fight to block Jean-Claude Juncker’s appointment as European Commission president to the...

  11. beyondbrics

    June 19, 2014

    Hungary's FX mortgages: edging towards resolution

    As Argentina’s sovereign debt soap opera dragged on, this week saw another legal judgement on toxic debts running into...

  12. beyondbrics

    June 12, 2014

    Game over for Latin America?

    Expectations can be a terrible burden. Take the World Cup. No European football team has ever won the tournament on Latin...

  13. June 11, 2014

    Hungarian advertising tax raises fear of media clampdown

    Hungary’s parliament on Wednesday approved a tax on advertising revenues that has aroused concern Prime Minister Viktor...

  14. June 3, 2014

    Balcerowicz: Poland must stick to winning formula

    Elections on June 4 1989 won by Solidarity paved the way to a radical economic and political transition in Poland. Other...

  15. beyondbrics

    June 2, 2014

    Central Europe PMIs: looking good

    Manufacturing in central Europe’s leading economies continued to grow in May, with PMIs in Poland, Hungary and the Czech...

  16. beyondbrics

    May 30, 2014

    ECB signals fire up Eastern European bond rally

    As the European Central Bank (ECB) teases investors with hints of monetary stimulus measures, expectations of a rate cut are...

  17. May 28, 2014

    EU should stop worrying about deflation

    Deflation is the dog that did not bark after the financial crisis. It was a real and present danger in the depths of the...

  18. beyondbrics

    May 27, 2014

    Hungary's interest rates: the cuts go on

    It goes on, and on… and on. Hungary’s central bank trimmed its base rate once again on Tuesday – this time by a third...

  19. May 25, 2014

    ‘European Spring’, by Philippe Legrain

    European Spring: Why Our Economies and Politics are in a Mess and How to Put Them Right, by Philippe Legrain, CB Books,...

  20. May 23, 2014

    Across Europe in a haulage truck

    Haulage trucks criss-cross the continent all day and night and have redefined the map of Europe. Andrew Byrne jumps aboard...

  21. beyondbrics

    May 23, 2014

    Guest post: Hungary's Orbán wants smart balance between national and EU authority

    By Ferenc Kumin of the Prime Minister’s Office, Budapest With voting under way in elections to the European Parliament, many...

  22. May 21, 2014

    Predictions of populist takeover in Europe are far fetched

    Few politicians are less prone to alarmism than Herman Van Rompuy, the soft-spoken president of the European Council, which...

  23. beyondbrics

    May 19, 2014

    Hungarian minority creates headache for Ukraine

    While the government in Kiev tries in vain to pacify the pro-Russian military uprising in the eastern regions of Ukraine,...

  24. beyondbrics

    May 19, 2014

    Guest post: Viktor Orbán's own brand of euroscepticism

    By Csaba Tóth of the Republikon Institute Eurosceptic parties will make big gains in this week’s European parliamentary...

  25. beyondbrics

    May 15, 2014

    Emerging Europe turns EM growth star in Q1

    Economic growth in emerging Europe surged in the first quarter as Germany’s dynamism drove manufacturing output and fears of...

  26. beyondbrics

    May 15, 2014

    Hungary's growth roars back

    The Hungarian economic comeback really is underway – or so it would seem, given the release of first quarter preliminary...

  27. beyondbrics

    May 13, 2014

    Hungary: flirting with deflation

    It’s been hovering at or near zero for a good six months but in the cold light of day it’s still a bit difficult to take it...

  28. May 8, 2014

    Hungary’s Viktor Orbán defends family values in Berlin speech

    Procreation not immigration is the answer to the coming decline in Europe’s native-born population, said Hungary’s...

  29. FT Alphaville

    May 2, 2014

    China, the US, and PPP: a pretty poor parallel

    Much is being made of China being about to pass the US as the world’s biggest economy — and of China’s fight to massage down...

  30. April 29, 2014

    Emerging market nations invest in central and eastern Europe

    In 2001, when Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) was seeking to establish its first major information technology centre in...

  31. beyondbrics

    April 18, 2014

    Russia forges ahead with pipeline skirting Ukraine

    Russia brushed off the threat of western energy sanctions on Friday and pledged to press ahead with plans to build a new gas...

  32. April 8, 2014

    Industrial output across Europe rises

    Some good data news for the global economy out on Tuesday as UK, Hungarian and Turkish industrial output figures outpaced...

  33. April 7, 2014

    Hungary: Glut drives down rents and deters speculative building

    The Hungarian property sector enjoyed a rare chance to celebrate in March: the completion of the Eiffel Palace project. The...

  34. April 7, 2014

    Investment flows increase in central and eastern Europe

    A period of lacklustre competition is coming to a close for Globalworth, a property business with the lion’s share of its...

  35. beyondbrics

    April 7, 2014

    Hungary's election: more Orbanomics

    Will he, won’t he… get it? That was the question on Magyar political analysts’ lips on Monday – he being Viktor Orban,...

  36. April 7, 2014

    Goulash revanchist scores a big victory

    At a time when the world’s eyes are fixed on Ukraine, it is sometimes easy to forget that Europe has its own indigenous...

  37. April 7, 2014

    Monitors take aim at Orban election win

    European monitors cast doubt on the legitimacy of prime minister Viktor Orban’s landslide election victory in Hungary,...

  38. April 7, 2014

    Viktor Orbán re-elected in Hungarian landslide

    Viktor Orbán, Hungary’s populist-conservative prime minister, has won a second consecutive four years in power after a...

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