Mobile data in Poland among the cheapest

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Hungary as a major destination for film producers

Chinese move Gorenje plant from Slovenia to Serbia

Poland

The average cost of a GB of data for smartphone users in Poland is USD1.32, according to the study by the UK-based price comparison website cable.co.uk. Within the CSE, Ukraine is the cheapest with USD0.51 per GB, followed by Russia (USD0.91), Poland, Romania (USD1.89), Slovenia (USD2.21) and Moldova (USD2.82). In Baltics Lithuania has the best value of USD2.06.

According to the website India has the lowest mobile data cost in the world with a GB of data costing USD0.26, while Zimbabwe is the most expensive country for mobile internet users (USD75.20 per GB). The global average is USD8.53 for 1GB.

The study compared mobile data pricing in 230 countries.

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Hungary

Spending on film productions in Hungary reached HUF110.1bn (EUR349m) last year, Hungary’s National Media and Infocommunications Authority (NMHH) said. It was up from HUF108.2bn (EUR343m) in 2017, but fell short of the HUF125.4bn (EUR398m) compared with 2016. About 84 per cent of spending was done by foreign filmmakers.

The latest installment of the “Terminator” franchise, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton, was among the biggest foreign productions in 2018.

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Serbia

Home appliances producer, Gorenje has announced plans to move its entire production of refrigerators from Slovenia to the Serbian city of Valjevo. “Gorenje has invested EUR4m in the project, which involves the relocation of the production of about 150,000 units annually,” Simon Kumer, director of Gorenje’s Valjevo plant informed Tanjung News Agency. In the long term, Gorenje Valjevo expects to double its annual production by manufacturing 750,000 refrigerators a year.

The Gorenje Group, which has been owned by the Chinese Hisense Group since last year, will expand the Valjevo plant by constructing a new production unit which will employ an additional 1,000 workers.

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What’s up in indexes

BET (of Bucharest) decreased from 7927.24 index points Monday, March 11th to 7889.95 index points Tuesday, March 12th. It’s down 0.62 per cent d/d and down 7.82 per cent y/y.

BUX (of Budapest) decreased from 40820.00 index points Monday, March 11th to 40613.00 index points Tuesday, March 12th. It’s down 0.51 per cent d/d and up 4.61 per cent y/y.

CROBEX (of Zagreb) increased from 1,762.21 index points Monday, March 11th to 1,769.12 index points Tuesday, March 12th. It’s up 0.11 per cent d/d and down 2.36 per cent y/y.

OMXR (of Riga) decreased from 985.22 index points Monday, March 11th to 977.29 index points Tuesday, March 12th. It’s down 0.81 per cent d/d and down 3.90 per cent y/y.

OMXT (of Tallinn) increased from 1250.62 index points Monday, March 11th to 1253.12 index points Tuesday, March 12th. It’s up 0.31 per cent d/d and down 4.20 per cent y/y.

OMXV (of Vilnius) decreased from 652.69 index points Monday, March 11th to 651.29 index points Tuesday, March 12th. It’s down 0.32 per cent d/d and down 4.36 per cent y/y.

PX (of Prague) increased from 1059.68 index points Monday, March 11th to 1060.36 index points Tuesday, March 12th. It’s up 0.06 per cent d/d and down 4.67 per cent y/y.

SAX (of Bratislava) decreased from 342.73 index points Monday, March 11th to 342.27 index points Tuesday, March 12th. It’s down 0.13per cent d/d and up 2.15 per cent y/y.

SOFIX (of Sofia) decreased from 582.51 index points Monday, March 11th to 580.03 index points Tuesday, March 12th. It’s down 0.21 per cent d/d and down 15.61 per cent y/y.

UX (of Kyiv) increased from 1692.62 index points Monday, March 11th  to 1695.04 index points Tuesday, March 12th. It’s up 0.14 per cent d/d and up 3.80 per cent y/y.

WIG20 (of Warsaw) increased from 2300.22 index points Monday, March 11th to 2310.10 index points Tuesday, March 12th. It’s up 0.43 per cent d/d and down 2.88 per cent y/y.

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