Croatia: parliamentary commission on Agrokor

Supermarket owned by Agrokor, Croatia (Joakim Westerlund, CC BY-SA)

EUR11.6m to modernize Poland’s rail transport

Lithuania: more passengers travel by air

Croatia

SEE News Corporate Wire reports that Croatia’s parliament decided to set up a commission “to look into alleged wrongdoing in the country’s ailing food-to-retail concern Agrokor that has brought the group to the brink of collapse.” As reported, 113 MEPs voted for, while 11 were against.

Agrokor is the biggest private concern in Croatia, a food giant and owner of the major supermarket chains, and its collapse threatened the Balkans’ economies.

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Poland

The Polish Radio informs that the state-owned railway company PKP, together with Poland’s National Centre for Research and Development, will spend EUR11.6m to modernize the rail transport.

Among the projects that are expected to be developed by 2026, there are some aimed at “protecting rail infrastructure against ice in the winter and against theft, reducing impact of rail transport on the environment and making travel easier for people with disabilities”.

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Lithuania

The number of passengers travelled by air in 2016 was 4.788 million, up 13.3 per cent y/y. As The Baltic Course reports, it was one of the fastest growing numbers in the European Union. As reported, in EU-28 the total number of air passengers increased by 5.9 per cent, to 972.7 million. In other Baltic states the results were 5.384 million in Latvia (up 4.6 per cent) and 2.215 million in Estonia (up 2.5 per cent).

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What’s up in indexes

BET (of Bucharest) decreased from 8,018.47 index points Tuesday, October 10th to 8,007.97 index points Wednesday, October 11th. It’s down 0.18 per cent d/d and up 15.61 per cent y/y.

BUX (of Budapest) increased from 38,031.67 index points Tuesday, October 10th to 38,453.12 index points Wednesday, October 11th. It’s up 1.11 per cent d/d and up 35.02 per cent y/y.

CROBEX (of Zagreb) increased from 1,811.06 index points Monday, October 9th to 1,820.66 index points Tuesday, October 10th. It’s up 0.53 per cent and down 8.85 per cent y/y.

OMXR (of Riga) decreased from 995.97 index points Tuesday, October 10th to 992.27 index points Wednesday, October 11th. It’s down 0.37 per cent d/d and up 39.94 per cent y/y.

OMXT (of Tallinn) decreased from 1,220.89 index points Tuesday, October 10th to 1,218.40 index points Wednesday, October 11th. It’s down 0.20 per cent d/d and up 20.48 per cent y/y.

OMXV (of Vilnius) increased from 642.42 index points Tuesday, October 10th to 642.87 index points Wednesday, October 11th. It’s up 0.07 per cent d/d and up 18.16 per cent y/y.

PX (of Prague) increased from 1,050.06 index points Tuesday, October 10th to 1,054.37 index points Wednesday, October 11th. It’s up 0.41 per cent d/d and up 17.86 per cent y/y.

SAX (of Bratislava) increased from 316.79 index points Tuesday, October 10th to 322.35 index points Wednesday, October 11th. It’s up 1.76 per cent d/d and up 2.89 per cent y/y.

SOFIX (of Sofia) decreased from 676.26 index points Tuesday, October 10th to 672.80 index points Wednesday, October 11th. It’s down 0.51 per cent d/d and up 32.03 per cent y/y.

UX (of Kyiv) increased from 1,208.38 index points Tuesday, October 10th to 1,212.88 index points Wednesday, October 11th. It’s up 0.37 per cent d/d and up 43.48 per cent y/y.

WIG20 (of Warsaw) increased from 2,516.49 index points Tuesday, October 10th to 2,551.78 index points Wednesday, October 11th. It’s up 1.40 per cent d/d and up 45.23 per cent y/y.

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