Poland signs a deal to supply components for the Baltic Pipe

(Gaz-System, Public domain)

Real estate investments in Czech Republic reach EUR1.9bn

Bratislava and Ljubljana among European capitals of smart tourism

Poland

Polish gas operator Gaz-System signed a EUR115m contract with the US manufacturer Solar Turbines on the delivery of key components for the planned Baltic Pipe gas link, PAP News Agency reported.

“The deal is a milestone on the road to constructing the Baltic Pipe,” said Piotr Naimski, the Polish government’s plenipotentiary on strategic energy infrastructure.

Mr. Naimski also announced that the construction of the Baltic Pipe gas link, which is designed to connect Poland with Norway via Denmark, was proceeding according to schedule, with the completion date set for 2022.

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Czech Republic

The Czech Republic accounted for 45 per cent (EUR1.9bn) of real estate investment in the CSE countries in the H1’19, according to American real estate services company Cushman and Wakefield.

Poland had an investment volume of about EUR1.3bn (31 per cent), followed by Romania (EUR410m, 10 per cent), Hungary (7 per cent), Slovakia (5 per cent) and Bulgaria (2 cent).

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Slovakia and Slovenia

Bratislava and Ljubljana are in the 10 finalists of a competition to find the European Capitals of Smart Tourism 2020. The winners will be selected in October.

The European Capital of Smart Tourism, an initiative launched by the European Commission, recognizes achievements in smart tourism in those European cities that respond to new challenges and demands in a fast-changing sector, including the evolution of digital tools, products and services, as well as sustainable development of the local area, and support to creative industries, local talent and heritage.

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What’s up in indexes

BET (of Bucharest) decreased from 9104.79 index points Tuesday, August 13th to 9061.75 index points Wednesday, August 14th. It’s down 0.58 per cent d/d and up 12.1 per cent y/y.

BUX (of Budapest) decreased from 40722.00 index points Tuesday, August 13th to 40137.00 index points Wednesday, August 14th. It’s down 1.44 per cent d/d and up 11.5 per cent y/y.

OMXR (of Riga) increased from 1031.22 index points Tuesday, August 13th to 1047.32 index points Wednesday, August 14th. It’s up 1.56 per cent d/d and up 5.09 per cent y/y.

OMXT (of Tallinn) decreased from 1264.21 index points Tuesday, August 13th to 1260.83 index points Wednesday, August 14th. It’s down 0.27 per cent d/d and up 1.83 per cent y/y.

OMXV (of Vilnius) decreased from 694.79 index points Tuesday, August 13th to 693.71 index points Wednesday, August 14th. It’s down 0.16 per cent d/d and down 2.34 per cent y/y.

PX (of Prague) increased from 1030.29 index points Tuesday, August 13th to 1030.43 index points Wednesday, August 14th. It’s up 0.01 per cent d/d and down 3.45 per cent y/y.

RTS (of Moscow) decreased from 1297.85 index points Tuesday, August 13th to 1259.68 index points Wednesday, August 14th. It’s down 2.94 per cent d/d and up 16.5 per cent y/y.

SAX (of Bratislava) increased from 346.73 index points Tuesday, August 13th to 347.88 index points Wednesday, August 14th. It’s up 0.33 per cent d/d and up 5.21 per cent y/y.

SOFIX (of Sofia) increased from 582.10 index points Tuesday, August 13th to 582.50 index points Wednesday, August 14th. It’s up 0.06 per cent d/d and down 7.91 per cent y/y.

UX (of Kyiv) decreased from 1582.99 index points Tuesday, August 13th to 1573.95 index points Wednesday, August 14th. It’s down 0.57 per cent d/d and down 3.19 per cent y/y.

WIG20 (of Warsaw) decreased from 2140.19 index points Tuesday, August 13th to 2078.39 index points Wednesday, August 14th. It’s down 2.89 per cent d/d and down 8.55 per cent y/y.

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