Germany sank into a technical recession in the Q2’19, its GDP fell 0.1 per cent. It worries most of the Western Balkan countries, as they depend on German economy.
Serbia began its first moves towards the economic unification of the Balkan countries. The idea of an economic "new business deal for the Balkans" not only exists, but it is also presented in the important places in Europe.
Slovenia's organic farming sector continues to grow slowly but steadily, with 3,320 agricultural holdings registered as organic farms in 2018, a 4 per cent increase over 2017.
European Statistical Office (Eurostat) published two key comparative data on the development of European Union member states, based on which the so-called "convergence" is estimated.
Setting up the Eurozone without establishing an asset that would guarantee its stability was a mistake, says Professor Ricardo Reis from the London School of Economics.
As the only Central and Southeast (CSE) country Estonia moved from a position of a Moderate Innovator into a group of Strong Innovators in the European Innovation Scoreboard 2019 (EIS) prepared by the European Commission (EC).
Both countries are rapidly moving into a more green energy sources, mainly the solar power, taking advantage of their geographical location and EU funds.
In the past 25 years, exports played an almost dominant role in the economic growth of the Central and Southeast Europe (CSE). In this period Poland strengthened its role as an exporter of intermediate goods.
Poland has recently said it won’t join Eurozone any time soon. So, who from the Central and Southeast Europe (CSE) is in, and who will join the Eurozone, when and why?
The year 2019 marks the 20th anniversary of creation of the Eurozone, so this is a good opportunity to look at the benefits and losses that the single currency has brought to the European Union.