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    1. August 27, 2015

      Net immigration to UK hits record high of 330,000

      A rise in the number of foreign nationals seeking work in Britain has pushed net migration to an all-time record of...

    2. August 25, 2015

      Bucharest, Romania: Upbeat after tech start-up successes

      Population 2m-plus Corporation tax rate 16 per cent Time it takes to set up a company 5-8 days Once known as one of...

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    1. Understanding Entrepreneurs

      Entrepreneurs are at the vanguard of the recovering global economy, but what pressures...
    2. Central & Eastern Europe: Emerging Industries

      Many countries in central and eastern Europe want to shift their economies towards inn...
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    1. FT Data

      August 17, 2015

      Pole position

      The economy of Poland proved its resilience after the financial crisis – it was the only country in the European Union...

    2. FT Data

      July 31, 2015

      Datawatch: Forecast GDP growth in eastern Europe for 2015

      Prospects for economic growth in big eastern European economies that are EU members have not been affected by the...

    3. July 27, 2015

      Romania: risks on the rise

      Romania seems to be receiving more than its fair share of attention — some good, some not so good. On the positive...

    4. July 26, 2015

      Romania in top-level graft crackdown as paper tiger bares teeth

      Three portly cameramen struggle up the steps of the courthouse in central Bucharest, brushing past smokers sweating in...

    5. July 22, 2015

      Balkan banks avoid a dose of Greek flu

      This week’s reopening of Greek banks brought relief not just in that country but across a large chunk of south-east...

    6. July 16, 2015

      ECB puts in place secret credit lines with Bulgaria and Romania

      The European Central Bank has introduced secret credit lines to Bulgaria and Romania as part of a broader effort to...

    7. FT Photo Diary

      July 13, 2015

      Crossing Serbia

      Migrants sleep at the main railway station in Belgrade, on Monday. Migrants cross Serbia to join other European...

    8. Brussels Blog

      July 6, 2015

      Is Grexit legal? EU lawyers try to make it so

      Greece’s recently-departed finance minister Yanis Varoufakis repeatedly argued that Greece could never leave the...

    9. FT Photo Diary

      July 2, 2015

      Heading to Europe

      Migrants stand in a queue near the police station in the southern Serbian town of Presevo, near the border with...

    10. beyondbrics

      July 2, 2015

      Democratisation and the investment consequences for frontier markets

      March 28 this year was a date for the history books. It marked the first time the Nigerian presidential election had...

    11. June 30, 2015

      European regulators seek to ease Greece contagion fears

      Central and eastern European regulators have sought to allay fears of contagion spreading from Greece to neighbouring...

    12. June 30, 2015

      Romania’s president predicts long war on corruption

      Klaus Iohannis’s election as Romania’s president broke several records. The country’s first ethnic German president...

    13. June 29, 2015

      Money movers wake up to working migrants

      Much has been said and written in western Europe about the economic impact of migrants from the former Sovient bloc...

    14. June 10, 2015

      Eastern Europe enjoys oil-fuelled recovery

      Sandwiched between a stuttering eurozone and a recession-ridden Russia and Ukraine, and with the troubled Turkey and...

    15. June 8, 2015

      Romania’s PM Ponta dismisses corruption charges

      Victor Ponta, Romania’s prime minister, has dismissed as politically motivated a battery of corruption charges against...

    16. June 5, 2015

      Mircea Tudor aims to make flying safer

      Mircea Tudor remembers building his first invention at the age of 16. Buying an oscilloscope in 1970s Romania was...

    17. June 5, 2015

      Emi Gal: Romania must overcome risk aversion to become a tech hub

      Emi Gal’s admirers describe him as Romania’s Mark Zuckerberg, but the 30-year-old serial technology entrepreneur demurs...

    18. June 5, 2015

      Opinion: Southeast Europe can lead the way in clean energy

      At the end of 2014, Silicon Valley’s Progress Software Corporation acquired the Bulgarian software start-up Telerik for...

    19. beyondbrics

      May 28, 2015

      Why are EM forex reserves in a sustained decline?

      Emerging market (EM) official foreign exchange (FX) reserves have been falling steadily by an average of $58bn a month...

    20. May 28, 2015

      All EU economies set to expand for first time since crisis

      All the economies of EU member states are set to expand this year for the first time since the financial crisis as a...

    21. May 10, 2015

      US leads 20 groups on cyber security mission

      A top US Department of Commerce official is leading a cyber security trade mission to Romania and Poland this week to...

    22. FT Data

      May 4, 2015

      Three things we learned from making a China migration choropleth

      By Robin Kwong and Steve Bernard The flow of labour from countryside to city in China has powered three decades of...

    23. April 26, 2015

      Listing of Romanian trust will reveal Elliott Advisors’ management style

      A big investment trust flotation scheduled for Wednesday could shine a light on how Elliott Advisors, the activist...

    24. April 24, 2015

      From Liverpool to Transylvania

      For British writer Arabella McIntyre-Brown, many hours can pass just looking at the view from her home in the small...

    25. April 17, 2015

      Tamas Dezso: ‘Notes for an Epilogue’, Photographers’ Gallery, London

      ‘Tamas Dezso: Notes for an Epilogue’ Tamas Dezso started out taking newspaper and magazine photos, and moved into...

    26. beyondbrics

      April 15, 2015

      Russia's silent war against the west

      As revelations about cyber-attacks launched against the US last autumn show, Russia is engaged in a relentless...

    27. April 14, 2015

      Property investors look beyond central and eastern Europe’s capital cities

      Judging by the number of cranes and construction sites dotting the sides of Warsaw’s main commercial street, it is easy...

    28. Brussels Blog

      March 31, 2015

      Romanian twins throw wrench in US-EU trade deal?

      Meet the Miculas: two twin brothers, Ioan and Viorel, whose battle with EU law will be of interest to anyone following...

    29. beyondbrics

      March 24, 2015

      bb review: is Nigeria really the most attractive frontier market?

      “Buy when there’s blood in the streets,” Baron Rothschild once famously said. Applying that wisdom to emerging markets,...

    30. March 6, 2015

      The gypsies’ tale: Music, wit and exuberance

      In Moldavia, Romania’s north-eastern region, time moves slowly and history weighs heavily. Farmers work their fields...

    31. February 26, 2015

      Nato spending promises largely ignored

      Only two of Nato’s six biggest defence spenders — the US and France — will fulfil a pledge to protect military budgets...

    32. February 20, 2015

      Nato must prepare for Russian attack, warns UK general

      Nato forces must prepare for a large-scale conventional assault by Russia on an eastern European member state designed...

    33. January 30, 2015

      Germany suspends minimum wage for foreign truck drivers

      Germany bowed to pressure from its eastern neighbours on Friday and suspended applying its newly enacted €8.50 an hour...

    34. January 30, 2015

      Record numbers seek UK university places

      Record numbers of 18-year-olds have applied to British universities and youngsters from the poorest areas are more...

    35. January 28, 2015

      Beware Hungary’s cure for the Swiss franc mortgages hangover

      When the Swiss National Bank scrapped its cap on the Swiss franc two weeks ago and sent the currency soaring,...

    36. beyondbrics

      January 28, 2015

      Don't write off the EM consumer

      Russia’s economy is heading for a deep recession this year. Brazil is stagnating and China’s dynamism is dissipating,...

    37. January 20, 2015

      Gold explorer Gabriel Resources seeks arbitration with Romania

      A gold explorer that has tried for 15 years to build a $2bn mine in Romania is invoking investment protection treaties...

    38. Brussels Blog

      January 12, 2015

      A day of reckoning for EU-US trade deal

      One year ago, Karel de Gucht, the EU’s trade commissioner, asked people to write in and voice their concerns about the...

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