Locked content Czechia is the fastest growing economy in CEE in 2015 – Deloitte...

Czechia became the fastest growing economy in the CEE region in 2015, while Ukraine came in last place, according to the 2015 CE Top 500 ranking by the global advisory Deloitte. Significant factors impacting the region’s position were the fluctuating exchange rates of the CE countries’ national curr...

Locked content Q3 GDP growth at 3.3%, domestic demand up by 4.9%

Poland’s economy grew by 3.3 percent year-on-year in the third quarter of 2014, according to revised estimates published by statistics office GUS. The data is consistent with the flash estimate published in mid-November. In Q2 GDP growth stood at 3.5 percent. The main driver behind the economic grow...

Locked content European Commission: SMEs still struggling

In a recent European Commission release, the path of small and medium enterprises to recovery shows some promise, but is still lacking the employment levels pre-2008. Although value added in 2013 was strong in some countries, employment in SMEs was still 1.9 million employees and 2.16 percent below ...

Locked content HSBC lowers expected GDP and CPI forecast

GDP growth is to amount to 3.1 percent in 2014 and 3.4 percent in 2015, stated a quarterly HSBC report. The previous HSBC report predicted figures of 3.2 and 3.6 percent, respectively. “Due to weaker euro zone growth and political troubles we are lowering the forecast for GDP growth,” cl...

Locked content EY expects stable economic growth

The current forecast made by EY predicts a 3.3 percent growth of the Polish economy in the current year. This is a half a percentage point higher than EY’s previous forecast earlier this year, as reported by IAR. According to EY, the rate of growth should remain rather steady. EY experts predi...